Pentagon chief of staff Kevin Sweeney resigns
Sunday, January 6, 2019, 11:18 AM
Kevin Sweeney, the chief of staff of the US Department of Defence, has announced his resignation from the post. "After two years in the Pentagon, I've decided the time is right to return to the private sector," Mr Sweeney said in a statement on Saturday, Xinhua news agency reported. His departure comes after former Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis stepped down in December.