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- Department of Defense chief of staff Rear Adm. Kevin Sweeney resigned on Saturday, following other high-profile Pentagon departures.
- Sweeney said a statement that he “decided the time is right to return to the private sector.”
- Defense Secretary Jim Mattis also stepped down last month, after President Donald Trump announced he would withdraw US troops from Syria.
Another top Pentagon official announced Saturday he would step down from his role, following the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis last month and President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to withdraw US troops from Syria.
Rear Adm. Kevin Sweeney, who has served as chief of staff to the Secretary of Defense since January 2017, said he would leave the department and move to the private sector.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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