Who is the highest ranked in the army and who do they report to

its for a story im writing I was assuming it was the general and they report super important matters to the president but I wasnt sure and want to be as accurate as possible. and I dont mean in wartime I mean like if a monster is running around america f***ing folks up rather savagely for instance. p/s/ if its like common knowledge please dont ridicule me im just checking up on my facts.
Asked Aug 15, 2014
Edited Aug 15, 2014

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