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Readout of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dunford's Meeting with Chief of the Spanish General Staff Gen. Fernando Alejandre
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, presents a Legion of Merit Award to Spain’s Chief of Defence Gen. Fernando Alejandre Martinez during an Armed Forces Full Honor Arrival Ceremony in Washington, D.C., Oct. 18, 2018.
Oct. 18, 2018 - Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. Patrick S. Ryder provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. met with Chief of the Spanish General Staff Gen. Fernando Alejandre today in Washington D.C.

Readout of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dunford's Meeting with Jordanian Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Abdul Haleem Freihat
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joe Dunford meets with Jordanian Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mahmoud Abdul Haleem Freihat today in Washington D.C., Oct. 17.
Oct. 17, 2018 - Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. Patrick S. Ryder provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. met with Jordanian Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mahmoud Abdul Haleem Freihat today in Washington D.C.

Readout of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dunford's Meeting with Saudi Arabia Chief of the General Staff Gen. Fayyad Al-Ruwayli
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joe Dunford meets with Saudi Arabia Chief of the General Staff Gen. Fayyad Al-Ruwayli today in Washington D.C., Oct. 17.
Oct. 17, 2018 - Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. Patrick S. Ryder provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. met with Saudi Arabia Chief of the General Staff Gen. Fayyad Al-Ruwayli today in Washington D.C.

Readout of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dunford's Meeting with Pakistan Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gen. Zubair Mahmood Hayat
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joe Dunford meets with Pakistan Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Gen. Zubair Mahmood Hayat Oct. 16 in Washington D.C.
Oct. 17, 2018 - Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. Patrick S. Ryder provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. met with Pakistan Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gen. Zubair Mahmood Hayat Oct. 16 in Washington D.C.

Readout of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dunford's Meeting with Swedish Supreme Commander Gen. Micael Byden
Oct. 17, 2018 - Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. Patrick S. Ryder provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. met with Swedish Supreme Commander Gen. Micael Byden Oct. 16 in Washington D.C.
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Dunford Trip Aimed at Maintaining, Growing Alliances

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:28:27 +0000

Maintaining and building alliances is a big part of the National Defense Strategy. Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford’s recent trip around the world is an example of that in action.
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Joint Staff History

On Oct. 1, 1986, the Goldwater-Nichols DoD Reorganization Act was signed into law. This act identified the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as the senior ranking member of the Armed Forces and principal military adviser to the President. It also created the position of the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as well as clarified the command authority for the combatant commanders.

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Joint Chiefs of Staff in Oct. 13, 1987

Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Alfred M. Gray; Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Carlisle A. H. Trost; Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Larry D. Welch; Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Carl Edward Vuono; 11th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. William J. Crowe, Jr.; and 1st Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Robert T. Herres

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