J3 Operations
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The Director for Operations (DJ-3) assists the Chairman in carrying out responsibilities as the principal military advisor to the President and Secretary of Defense, developing and providing guidance to the combatant commanders and relaying communications between the President and the Secretary of Defense and the combatant commanders regarding current operations and plans.

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Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, Director for Operations, J-3 | Biography
Maj. Gen. Jim Hecker, Vice Director for Operations, J-3 | Biography

Vice Adm.
Michael Gilday
Director for Operations, J-3
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