Text Alternative for US Military Branches Diagram
This diagram is split into three different levels with a cumulative number of eight boxes. Each level falls under the other representing three hierarchial levels of the US military and branches.
Headed by the Secretary of Defense, Civilian Appointed by President
Each department is headed by a Secretary (e.g., Secretary of the Navy), Civilian Appointed by President
Each Branch is headed by a Mililtary 4-star General or Admiral, collectively known as the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Box 5: Army. Army Chief of Staff
One line enters box 5 from Level 2, box 2. No lines exit box 5.
Box 6: Air Force. Air Force Chief of Staff
One line enters box 6 from Level 2, box 3. No lines exit box 6.
Box 7: Navy. Chief of Naval Operations
One line enters box 7 from Level 2, box 4. No lines exit box 7.
Box 8: Marines. Commandant of the Marine Corps
One line enters box 8 from Level 2, box 4. No lines exit box 8.