How rich is general Mark A. Milley in 2021? Let’s find out in the article down below:
|Age:||63 years old (as of September 2021)|
|Birthday:||June 20, 1958|
|Born:||Winchester, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Last Update:||September 2021|
Who is Mark Alexander Milley?
He’s a U.S. Army general and the 20th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Before that, he was the 39th chief of staff of the Army.
His father, named Alexander also worked as a Navy Corpsman, having been assigned to the 4th Marine Division. His mother, Mary Elizabeth, worked also for the Navy at a hospital in Seattle.
Milley has a net worth that reaches $2M as of 2021. It was accumulated throughout his military career.
He became an Armor officer through Princeton’s Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program in 1980.
Assignments: with the 82nd Airborne Division, 5th Special Forces Group, 7th Infantry Division, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Readiness Training Center, 25th Infantry Division, Operations Staff of the Joint Staff.
He was Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense.
Command and staff positions: command of 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light), deputy commanding general for operations of the 101st Airborne Division, commanding general of the 10th Mountain Division, commander of III Corps, based at Fort Hood, Texas, commanding general of United States Army Forces Command, based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
He was appointed chief of staff of the Army on August 14, 2015.
On December 8, 2018, President Donald Trump announced that he would nominate Milley to serve as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Relations with China
According to Axios, in mid-2020 Pentagon officials “grew concerned about intelligence they’d seen. It showed the Chinese were … concerned about the possibility of a surprise U.S. strike against China.”
Gen. A. Milley was heavily criticized for his role in planning the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan. Milley denied knowing about the imminent fall of Kabul. Many officials, including Utah 2nd district Congressman Chris Stewart and Kentucky 6th district Congressman Andy Barr and Ohio 6th District Congressman Bill Johnson, demanded that Milley resign.
As of 2021, Mark A. Milley’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $2 million.
He was born in Winchester, Massachusetts, and he attended Belmont Hill School. He graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. degree in politics in 1980. He also has a Master of Arts degree in international relations from Columbia University and another Master of Arts degree in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College. He attended the MIT Center for International Studies Seminar XXI National Security Studies Program.
Judging by his net worth data, it seems that he’s not as wealthy as influential and controversial. What do you think?
Mark A. Milley Quotes
“We must ensure the Army remains ready as the world’s premier combat force. Readiness for ground combat is—and will remain—the U.S. Army’s #1 priority. We will do what it takes to build an agile, adaptive Army of the future.”
“I want to assure you that the American government is stable and everything is going to be okay … We are not going to attack or conduct any kinetic operations against you … If we’re going to attack, I’m going to call you ahead of time. It’s not going to be a surprise … Things may look unsteady… But that’s the nature of democracy … We are 100 percent steady. Everything’s fine. But democracy can be sloppy sometimes.” –
Milley on the phone with his Chinese counterpart, General Li Zuocheng.
The general is a very controversial character, many people blaming him for his actions, while many other praise him. What do you think of Mark A. Milley? What about his net worth accumulated over the years? Please comment below.