Definition of Joint chiefs
1. Noun. The executive agency that advises the President on military questions; composed of the chiefs of the United States Army and the United States Navy and the United States Air Force and the commandant of the United States Marine Corps.
Generic synonyms: Executive Agency
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
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Literary usage of Joint chiefs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Records Relating to American Prisoners of War and Missing in Action from the edited by Charles E. Schamel (1997)
"The file was created by the Office of the joint chiefs of Staff from field data sent by Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV). ..."
2. C3I: Issues of Command and Control edited by Thomas P. Coakley (1991)
"The joint chiefs of Staff are supposed to provide military advice from a Joint perspective. That is, on the Service side, each chief attends to single- ..."
3. Department of Defense Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program: Congressional edited by John Warner (2001)
"LOWELL E. JACOBY, US NAVY, DIRECTOR, INTELLIGENCE DIRECTORATE, OFFICE OF THE joint chiefs OF STAFF Admiral JACOBY. Mr. Chairman, distinguished members of ..."
4. The History of the Unified Command Plan 1946-1993 by Ronald H. Cole (1996)
"MEMBERSHIP OF THE joint chiefs OF STAFF Chief of Staff to the Commander in Chief of the Army and Navya *Fleet ADM William D. Leahy Chairman, joint chiefs of ..."
5. Operation Provide Comfort: Review of U. S. Air Force Investigation of Black by Barbara W. Alsip, Neyla Arnas, Fred Chasnov, Richard E. Chervenak (1998)
"On July 7,1994, the Chairman of the joint chiefs of Staff, with the approval of the Secretary of Defense, directed that (1) all Commanders in Chief review ..."