Social Studies


describe the president's role in military affairs. give an example of presidential use of the power of commander in chief.

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    The President of the United States is Commander in Chief of all US armed forces . He also appoints the Secretary of Defense who serves at his discretion. The president chooses the assignments of high ranking generals and admirals.

    The president makes budget recommendation and so influences the size and make-up of the military and the choices of which weapons systems to buy and pay for developing.