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Trilateral Cooperation Needed to Combat North Korean Threat
October 31, 2017
— The world is united against North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats, and nations are working together to counter the dangers of Kim Jong Un’s ambitions, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said....
Dunford Hosts Trilateral Meeting With South Korean, Japanese Military Leaders
October 30, 2017
— The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff met with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts and regional U.S. military leaders to discuss trilateral cooperation in Northeast Asia in response to increasingly provocative North Korean actions....
U.S. Official Salutes South Korea’s ‘Very Strong’ Military
October 27, 2017
— The South Korean military is among the best in the world, and it is the largest part of the force that will “fight, tonight” if North Korea attacks, a U.S. Forces Korea official said....
Dunford: Battle Against Violent Extremism at Inflection Point
October 24, 2017
— The conflict against extremist organizations is at an inflection point, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said, while hosting defense chiefs from 73 coalition nations to discuss the ongoing conflict against violent extremism worldwide at Fort Belvoir, Va....
Dunford: DoD Owes Families, Nation Information on Niger Action
October 23, 2017
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said the four Special Forces soldiers who were killed and the two who were wounded in Niger were conducting an important train, advise and assist mission with Nigerien forces....
Dunford Calls USO a Vital Link Between Troops, America
October 20, 2017
— The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff thanked the USO for all it has done and continues to do to support service members in the United States and around the world during a gala held in Washington, D.C....
Ancient Greek Play Allows Americans to Examine Cost of War
October 5, 2017
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, invited actors to give a dramatic reading of an ancient Greek play that deals with suicide before senior military leaders at the Senior Leadership Conference....
Dunford: New Operational Construct in Afghanistan Should Break Stalemate
October 3, 2017
— The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the new South Asia strategy should break the stalemate in Afghanistan and make the United States, its allies and its partners more secure....
Senate Confirms Dunford for Additional 2-Year Term as Chairman
September 28, 2017
— The Senate has agreed to Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford’s reappointment for another two-year term as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Dunford will continue to serve as the principal military advisor to the president and the secretary of defense through Sept. 30, 2019....
Erosion of U.S. Military Capabilities Must Be Stopped, Chairman Tells Senators
September 26, 2017
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford asked members of the Senate Armed Services Committee to provide adequate, stable budgets so that the Defense Department can fight today’s battles and prepare tomorrow’s force....