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CJCS, ROK Chairman Meet Virtually, Discuss Stronger Alliance, Military Readiness
October 13, 2020
— Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley met virtually today with Chairman of the Republic of Korea Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Won In-Choul during the 45th Republic of Korea and U.S. Military Committee Meeting (MCM)...
Release: Department of Defense Establishes U.S. Space Command
August 30, 2019
— At the direction of the President of the United States, Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper established U.S. Space Command (USSPACECOM) today (Aug. 29, 2019) as the eleventh Unified Combatant Command. Gen. John W. Raymond is its Senate confirmed commander...
Esper, Dunford Emphasize Key Role of Strategy in American Defense
August 29, 2019
— The Defense Department will continue to make all decisions based on the National Defense Strategy and will follow the lines of effort — increasing lethality, encouraging alliances and partnerships, and reforming the department — that provide the strategy's foundations, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said...
Dunford Checks Pulse of Afghan, Coalition Efforts
July 24, 2019
— The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has traveled to Afghanistan's capital of Kabul for consultations with U.S., NATO and Afghan officials...
Dunford Presents Legion of Merit to Finnish Defense Chief
July 10, 2019
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff presented the Legion of Merit to Finland's defense chief, Air Force Gen. Jarmo Lindberg, yesterday during a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia...
Senior Officers Must Lead Change in Uncertain World, Dunford Says
June 14, 2019
— In an uncertain world, senior officers must be the leaders of change in the profession of arms, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said during the graduation ceremony for the National Defense University Class of 2019...
Dunford Accepts Eisenhower Award, Calls for Industry, DOD Cooperation
May 12, 2019
— The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff accepted the Eisenhower Award from the National Defense Industrial Association on behalf of all service members and called on the organization to encourage members to cooperate with the Defense Department to ensure service members never fight in a fair fight...
Dunford Presents Legion of Merit to Japanese Counterpart
March 22, 2019
— Defense Department officials celebrated the U.S.-Japanese alliance yesterday as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff presented the Legion of Merit to his Japanese counterpart during a full-honor arrival ceremony at Fort Myer, Virginia...
Dunford Discusses Near-Peer Competition, Keeping U.S. Military Edge
December 6, 2018
— Near-peer competition and the United States retaining its military competitive edge were among the issues the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff discussed today in an interview with Washington Post associate editor David Ignatius...
Chairman Reflects on Armistice Day, Changing Character of War
November 13, 2018
— Military leaders must appreciate the changing character of war, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said as he returned home from Paris, where he was attending ceremonies marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I...