US President Joe Biden has officially announced the replacement of the US Chief of Staff. Mark Milley's place will be taken by General Charles Brown.

Biden said this during a speech.

Joe Biden thanked Mark Milley and his family for serving the United States for a long time.

"As chairman, you guided our military through the most difficult security environment that the world has faced in a long time. We have strengthened our alliances from NATO to the Indo-Pacific and created new partnerships," he said.

Biden also said that he expects to continue cooperation with Milley after he ceases to be US Chief of Staff.

Mark Milley has served as chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff since 2019.

What is known about Charles Brown

Charles Brown was born in 1962. He is the 22nd Chief of Staff of the US Air Force, writes "RBC-Ukraine".

Brown began his military service as a commanding pilot, flying over 3,000 hours and 130 combat hours.

The White House said General Brown played an important role in providing military assistance to Ukraine and has experience in building relations between the United States and China.

Previously, he also served as Commander of the Pacific Air Force, Commander of Aviation of the United States Indo-Pacific Command, and Executive Director of the Headquarters for Combat Operations of the Pacific.

On July 26, 2018, he was promoted to the rank of US general.

We will remind, on may 25, Mark Milley said at a briefing that Russia will not be able to win the war against Ukraine. Its plans to occupy the Donetsk and Luhansk regions are unattainable. The US General said that now there are several hundred thousand Russian troops on the territory of Ukraine. Therefore, it is possible to achieve de-occupation, but not in the near future.

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