Green Berets assigned to 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) conduct urban movement training on July 18, 2019, at Fort Bragg N.C.

Special Operations Command is now 'on par' with the military services, Acting SecDef Miller says

'I have directed the special operations civilian leadership to report directly to me instead of through the current bureaucratic channels'

The Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon marches in front of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial on their way to perform for the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington April 12, 2014.

A new top DoD adviser's controversial proposal: get rid of the Marine Corps

Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor, newly-appointed as a senior adviser at the Pentagon, has a track record of making controversial statements. But his most provocative of all might be a proposal to do away with the U.S. Marine Corps

Soldiers and Airmen from Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul return to base after a quality assurance, quality control patrol near the city of Qalat, Zabul Province, Afghanistan.

Acting SecDef Miller on America's forever wars: 'It's time to come home'

"We are not a people of perpetual war - it is the antithesis of everything for which we stand and for which our ancestors fought," wrote Acting Secretary of Defense Chris Miller in his initial message to the force on Friday. "All wars must end."

Chris Miller

Here’s what you need to know about Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller

Miller is a former Green Beret who served with 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)


Read Mark Esper's final letter to President Trump as Defense Secretary

"I serve the country in deference to the Constitution, so I accept your decision to replace me."