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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...
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...
Dunford Discusses Military Support to DHS
November 6, 2018
— The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff laid out the process for military support to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security during a discussion with students in Duke University’s Program in American Grand Strategy...
Dunford Arrives for Consults in Athens, Readies for Indian 2+2
September 3, 2018
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, traveled to Athens to meet with Greek defense officials before he heads to India to attend discussions with senior U.S. and Indian officials...
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...