Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley made a forceful case for changing the names of bases honoring Confederate generals.
The Pentagon's top leaders are going before Congress for the first time in months to face a long list of controversies.
It is not known what Trump plans to say to the 1,110 graduating cadets at the picturesque West Point campus.
Milley is known in the military as a charismatic leader who commanded troops during several tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Milley said his presence and the photographs compromised his commitment to a military divorced from politics.
Leaders from each of the services have now published memos to their force addressing Floyd's death.
Defense officials will testify on Capitol Hill as criticism mounts over their presence near the White House on Monday.
Troops leveled with Pentagon leaders on their issues in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff warned adversaries Thursday against "taking advantage" during the pandemic.
The Iranian missile attacks on Iraq were meant to kill U.S. troops, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley said Wednesday.
The heads of the U.S. military branches called for the return of all military hospital already transferred to the DHA.
The survey focuses on their experiences with military health care and preferences for family planning and contraception.
U.S. Rep. John Joyce introduced legislation that would award the highest military honor to a WWII hero from Pennsylvania.
Both decorated former U.S. service members, they were found guilty of conspiracy, trafficking in illegal arms and terrorism.
Col. Joseph Young appeared in U.S. District Court in Augusta for sentencing on a single count of conspiracy.