US Joint Chiefs chairman picked to complete term

President Reagan has decided to retain Air Force Gen. David C. Jones as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, despite criticism from some Republicans that General Jones was too close to the Carter administration. A Pentagon spokesman said the general, whom some GOP conservatives wanted fired, was asked Monday to serve out the remaining 17 months of his t erm.

Share this story:

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK