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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...
Eucom Commander Calls for Unity, Resolve to Defend Strong, Free Europe
May 11, 2018
— Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, NATO’s supreme allied commander for Europe and the commander of U.S. European Command, was recognized by the Atlantic Council with its Distinguished Military Leader Award...
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...
Mattis, Dunford Detail Attacks on Syrian Chemical Arsenal
April 13, 2018
— U.S., British and French forces launched attacks against the Syrian government’s chemical weapon arsenal in retaliation for the use of such weapons on civilians...
U.S. Military Must Develop All-Domain Defenses, Mattis, Dunford Say
April 13, 2018
— Nations that want to challenge the United States conventionally will lose, but they may look for asymmetric ways to do so, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told lawmakers...
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...
U.S. Brigade Arrives in Afghanistan to Advise, Strengthen Afghan Forces
March 29, 2018
— A new Army formation deployed to Afghanistan is dedicated to focusing the power of the Afghan military and government on taking the fight to the Taliban to convince the group to reconcile...
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...
Officials Note Progress in Afghanistan, Difficulty for Taliban
March 20, 2018
— There is never going to be a better time for the Taliban to start talking with the Afghan government about peace, a Resolute Support official said in Afghanistan during a visit from the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff...