Although Biden could replace Milley, he likely won't.
In a one-page memo, the members of the Joint Chiefs told the military that Joe Biden will be their next commander in chief.
The news of Hyten's retirement comes after a judge rejected the dismissal of a lawsuit against Hyten by his former top aide.
The chiefs began working remotely two weeks ago after learning that the vice commandant of the Coast Guard tested positive.
The nation's top military leaders maintain command from special rooms at their homes.
The Coast Guard's second highest-ranking officer has tested positive for the illness caused by the novel coronavirus.
Gen. Mark Milley’s questionable comedy consisted of two groaners aimed at House impeachment hearing leader Rep. Adam Schiff.
The comments from the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff underscore the extraordinary political environment in America.
The Air Force's top general said he doesn't dwell on losing out on the chairmanship of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The White House has nominated Gen. Charles "CQ" Brown to be the next top general to lead the U.S. Air Force.
The deadly riot in the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 attracted a variety of far-right extremists who shared a devotion to Trump.
The Humvee was stolen from a National Guard Armory in a Los Angeles suburb.
The proposal to expand military exchange shopping privileges had been expected to be finalized in late 2020.
Many survivors will see at least $400 more in their Feb. 1 annuity payments.
Typically, about half of each class washes out during the final apprentice course because of its demanding nature.