With one month before the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. John Hyten, retires, the Biden administration has not yet announced a nominee to replace him.

“Holy smokes, there’s no vice [chair] nomination pending,” Arnold Punaro, a former Senate Armed Services Committee staff director and retired Marine Corps major general, said in an Oct. 15 interview. “This is really … uncharted waters. I’ve not seen this before.”

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