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Selva Discusses How Chaplains Should Interact with Commanders
March 5, 2019
— Military chaplains have a role at every level of the armed services, and the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff urged them to become versed in all the missions they can perform...
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...
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...
America’s History, Future Integral to Pacific, Dunford Says
February 9, 2018
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, wrapped up a trip that took him to Wake Island, Australia, Thailand, Guam and Hawaii, where he visited the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor...
Dunford Re-Energizing Military-to-Military Relations With Thailand
February 6, 2018
— The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will seek to expand military-to-military contacts with Thailand when he meets with the nation’s defense chief, the defense minister and the prime minister in Bangkok...
DoD Official: National Defense Strategy Will Rebuild Dominance, Enhance Deterrence
January 19, 2018
— The new National Defense Strategy is aimed at restoring America’s competitive military advantage to deter Russia and China from challenging the United States, its allies or seeking to overturn the international order that has served so well since the end of World War II...
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...
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...