Senate confirms next Army chief, vice chief

By Ashley Tressel / May 24, 2019 at 11:44 AM

The Senate yesterday confirmed Gen. James McConville as the next Army chief of staff.

McConville, who serves as vice chief of staff, will replace Gen. Mark Milley, who has been nominated to serve as the next chairman of the joint chiefs of staff.

Milley has not yet had a nomination hearing.

The Senate yesterday also confirmed McConville’s replacement, Lt. Gen. Joseph Martin, who will receive a promotion to general and currently serves as director of the Army Staff in Washington.