Trump opts to keep Pentagon's top officer for another term

Reuters News
Posted: May 19, 2017 5:39 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated Marine General Joseph Dunford to keep his post as his top military adviser for another two-year term.

Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was first named to the post in 2015 under then-president Barack Obama. The Pentagon announced the decision in a statement on Friday.

(Reporting by Phil Stewart; Editing by Toni Reinhold)