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.
A UH-1N Huey with 1st Helicopter Squadron was on a training mission when its crew was forced to make an emergency landing.
The former officer received kickbacks in a $5 billion health scheme involving compounded medicine prescriptions.
One of the children suffered injuries including a fractured skull, a broken arm and a fractured spine.
The Air Force's newest combat search-and-rescue helicopter, the HH-60W Jolly Green II, hit another milestone.
He was booted from service five months before retirement for a child molestation conviction 10 years before.