Conway: Joint Chiefs to Meet With Obama Next Week (Updated)

By Zachary M. Peterson / January 23, 2009 at 5:00 AM
(Editor's note: This story has been updated with a quote from President Obama.) The Joint Chiefs of Staff will meet with President Obama at the Pentagon next week, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Conway told reporters this morning at a breakfast in Washington. The meeting will be the first between the new president and the top officers from the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy. One of the major topics at the meeting is likely to be an increase...

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