Monday, May 30, 2011

Obama Announces Defense Personnel

Obama named Army Gen. Martin Dempsey to head the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Dempsey will succeed Navy Adm. Mike Mullen when Mullen's term ends. He also named Adm. James Winnefeld as the Vice Chairman and Gen. Ray Odierno to succeed Gen. Dempsey as Chief of Staff of the Army. Obama's mention of Internet security in addition to traditional security domains was interesting:
Between them, they bring deep experience in virtually every domain -- land, air, space, sea, cyber.