Personal Cosmic Baseball Game

Since war is much on our minds, we offer a personal cosmic baseball game that has the United States military chiefs of staffs and chief non-commissioned officers play against the nine unified combatant commanders.

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In the United States, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) is the primary conduit through which communication between the President and the unified commanders is achieved. The JCS has its origins in the Joint Army and Navy Board formed in 1903. This Board was relatively ineffective throughout its lifespan. During World War Two a unified "high command" was established and it morphed into the JCS which became formalized with the passage of the National Security Act of 1947.

Operational command of the U.S. combat forces is assigned to the nation's Unified Combatant Commands. The chain of command runs from the President to the Secretary of Defense to the Unified Commanders. Orders and other communications from the President or Secretary are transmitted through the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. A Unified Combatant Command is composed of forces from two or more services, has a broad and continuing mission and is normally organized on a geographical basis. The number of unified combatant commands is not fixed by law or regulation and may vary from time to time. At the moment there are nine Unified Combatant Commands.

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Official Team Rosters

Player Rank Description Service Pos
Clark, V. Admiral Chief of Naval Operations US Navy CF
Hagee, M.W. General Commandant of the Marines US Marine Corps 1B
Jumper, J.P. General Chief of Staff US Air Force LF
McMichael, A.C. Sgt. Major Sgt. Major of the Marine Corps US Marine Corps 2B
Murray, G.R. Chief Master Sgt. Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force US Air Force RF
Myers, R. B. General Chairman of the Joint Chiefs US Army P
Scott, T.D. Chief Petty Officer Master Chief Petty Officer US Navy C
Sineski, E.K. General Chief of Staff US Army SS
Tilley, J.L Sgt. Major Sgt. Major of the Army US Army 3B
Player Rank Description Service Pos
Eberhart, R.E. General US Northern Command US Air Force LF
Ellis, J.O. Admiral US Strategic Command US Navy CF
Fargo, T.B. Admiral US Pacific Command US Navy SS
Franks, T.R. General US Central Command US Army 1B
Giambastiani, E.P. Admiral US Joint Forces Command US Navy P
Handy, J.W. General US Transportation Command US Air Force RF
Hill, J.T. General US Southern Command US Army C
Holland, C.R. General US Special Operations Command US Air Force 3B
Jones, J.C. General US European Command US Marine Corps 2B



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Personal Cosmic Game: Chiefs @ Commanders
Published: March 30, 2003
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