Mark Milley is an American United States Army General who serves as the 20th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Mark Milley is also popular for serving as the 39th chief of staff of the Army.
Table of Biography
Age, Family, Nationality, and Ethnicity
Mark Milley was born on 20 June 1958 and he is currently 63 years old. He hails from Winchester, Massachusetts, and his zodiac sign is Gemini. Likewise, his full name is Mark Alexander Milley. Talking about his family, his parents are his father Alexander and his mother Mary Elizabeth (née Murphy).
His mother was a nurse who served with the Navy’s WAVES in World War II. Likewise, his father was a U.S. Navy who enlisted in March 1943 as a Navy Corpsman. After the war, his father then worked as a restaurateur and food broker. Further, his nationality is American whereas he is an Irish descendant.
Regarding his childhood, Milley went to a catholic grammar school. There, he also played hockey. As a person good in both studies and hockey, he was recruited to Belmont Hill School. For his higher education, he went on to attend Princeton University on a hockey scholarship.
In Princeton, this personality joined the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). Then in the year 1980, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in politics. For his senior thesis, he submitted a 185-page-long thesis titled A Critical Analysis of Revolutionary Guerrilla Organization in Theory and Practice.
Moreover, this person also has a Master of Arts degree in international relations. He received this degree from Columbia University. Additionally, he also has another Master of Arts degree in national security and strategic studies. He received this one from the Naval War College. Moreover, he also attended the MIT Center for International Studies Seminar XXI National Security Studies Program.
Career and Professional Life
Professionally, Mark Milley is a General of the United States Army. He is now serving as the 20th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Previously, this personality served as the 39th chief of staff of the Army. This position lasted from 14 August 2015 to 9 August 2019. Besides this, this personality has held multiple commands as well as staff positions in eight divisions. He has also served in special forces throughout his military career.
As an ROTC graduate from Princeton University, this personality earned his commission as an armor officer in the year 1980. He also held a variety of infantry assignments since then. Later on, President Donald Trump appointed him the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. This made him the 10th U.S. Army officer to be chairman.
As a result, this personality is the highest-ranking officer in the United States Armed Forces. Gen. Milley is also the principal military advisor to the president of the United States. Likewise, he is also the principal military advisor to the secretary of defense, the Homeland Security Council, and the National Security Council.
Mark Milley is a happily married man. His wife is Hollyanne Haas and the couple tied the knot in May 1985. Together, the lovers have two children namely, Peter and Mary. Moreover, his wife is a nurse. She worked in critical care for 18 years and later in cardiac nursing for 15 years. At the 2020 Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, his wife administered CPR to a veteran who had collapsed. Consequently, Hollyanne saved the veteran’s life.
Mark Milley stands tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches whereas he weighs around 95 kgs. Likewise, this personality has brown hair that has turned gray with aging and has mesmerizing blue eyes. Besides these, the US Army General’s other body measurement details like his chest-waist-hip measures, dress size, biceps, etc. are still a mystery.
Social Media and Net Worth
Talking about his social media presence, Mark Milley is available on Twitter as “The Joint Staff”. This is an official Twitter account for General Milley and #SEAC4 and the username is @thejointstaff. This account was created in April 2009 and so far has over 375.5k followers as of January 2022. Likewise, accounts for official representation of this personality are also available on other platforms like Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Youtube, and Flickr among others.
On this note, the username on Instagram is @thejointstaff and it has more than 68.8k followers whereas his Facebook has around 98k followers. As a General of the US Army, this personality might have a handsome salary and net worth. Some estimate his net worth at $2 million US dollars. However, it is not verified information and his net worth and earnings are still under review.