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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley speaks during a news conference with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin at the Pentagon in Washington, Tuesday, July 18, 2023. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) **FILE**

Caught in the crossfire: Milley’s tenure bedeviled by clash over values, ‘woke’ debate

- The Washington Times

His critics see a “woke” military that’s losing its edge as left-wing social activism and an obsession with diversity and political correctness take root inside the Pentagon. But Gen. Mark A. Milley sees a fighting force that is by far the most well-prepared, efficient and deadly on the planet — a reality that he says even America’s most determined enemies must acknowledge.