Glowimages / Getty ImagesA message from the Joint Cheifs of Staff is similar in tone to the military’s previous statements released surrounding the chaos in Washington, D.C., and defers to the chain of command civilian control. (Glowimages / Getty Images)
Just one week before President-elect Joe Biden is set to take his oath of office and become the most powerful man in the free world, the Joint Chiefs of Staff are reminding every service member about their own oaths.
The message comes after the chaos caused by the incursion into the United States Capitol forced the military to assure Americans that President Donald Trump is still the commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
The newest update was released Tuesday, and is directed to the Joint Force as a whole.
“The American people have trusted the Armed Forces of the United States to protect them and our Constitution for almost