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Indo-Pacific Chiefs of Defense, Senior Enlisted Leaders to Meet in Hawaii
September 8, 2018
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman, will join several Indo-Pacific chiefs of defense and senior enlisted leaders to discuss cooperation, interoperability and regional leadership issues during a conference in Hawaii....
Russian-Led Idlib Offensive Would Be Humanitarian Disaster, Dunford Says
September 8, 2018
— The consequences of a Russian-Syrian regime offensive into Idlib, Syria, against terrorists hiding there would almost certainly be a humanitarian disaster, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said....
Mattis: U.S. Military Becoming ‘Stronger, More Lethal, More Agile’
August 28, 2018
— The Defense Department is making significant progress along its three strategic lines of effort outlined in the National Defense Strategy issued in January, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon....
Chairman Presents Legion of Merit to Lithuanian Defense Chief
August 15, 2018
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, awarded the Legion of Merit to Lithuanian armed forces chief Lt. Gen. Jonas Vytautas Zukas at a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall....
Dunford to Attend Pacom Command Change, Meet With Pacific Allies
May 29, 2018
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford will take advantage of U.S. Pacific Command’s upcoming change of command to meet with Pacific allies in Hawaii. ...
Dunford Arrives in Brussels for NATO Meetings
May 14, 2018
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is in Brussels to participate in NATO Military Committee chiefs of defense meetings that will set the stage for the alliance's defense ministerial conference and the NATO summit....
Fiscal ’19 Budget Request Will Restore U.S. Military, Dunford Says
May 10, 2018
— The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff assured a Senate Appropriations Committee panel that the U.S. military retains a competitive advantage over any potential adversary....
Budget Allows Forces to Restore Competitive Edge, DoD Leaders Tell House
April 12, 2018
— The budget agreement hammered out in Congress will allow the U.S. military to restore its competitive edge during a time of renewed great power competition, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said before the House Armed Services Committee. ...
Nicholson Says Situation in Afghanistan Has Fundamentally Changed
March 22, 2018
— The South Asia Strategy fundamentally changed the situation in Afghanistan, and the Resolute Support mission commander believes it may provide the key for reconciliation and peace in the country....
Chairman Expresses Enthusiasm About Military Dimension in Afghanistan
March 21, 2018
— The hard work of Afghan and coalition personnel in the train, advise, assist strategy is already paying off, and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says he is encouraged by the progress he's seen while in Afghanistan....