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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...
U.S., Thai Leaders Reaffirm Military-to-Military Relationship
February 7, 2018
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said his meetings with senior Thai leaders in Bangkok went well, adding there's planning for decades of cooperation between the two nations...
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...
Wake Island Embodies Reality of America as Pacific Power
February 3, 2018
— By history and by blood, the U.S. is a Pacific nation and nothing says that better than this remote coral atoll. Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, stopped there during a trip to Australia and Thailand to meet with allies...
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...
Russia’s Actions, Spending Send Chill Through Europe, Dunford Says
January 15, 2018
— Russia’s recent history and military investments show that the nation is a threat to Europe and beyond, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Brussels, where he will attend a NATO Military Committee chiefs of defense meeting...
Dunford Receives Award From Germany, Stresses Importance of Alliances
January 15, 2018
— The U.S. military draws its strength from the nation’s strong alliances, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at a ceremony in Brussels in which one of those allies recognized his contributions...
Chairman’s USO Holiday Tour Entertains Troops in Afghanistan, Iraq
December 26, 2017
— “We could not bring you home for Christmas, so we decided to bring a little bit of home to you,” Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told service members stationed in Afghanistan and Iraq. ...
Chairman’s USO Tour Takes to Sea Aboard Aircraft Carrier Operating in Gulf
December 23, 2017
— The 2017 USO Holiday Tour left al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates and flew 20 minutes to sovereign U.S. soil in the form of the 4.5-acre flight deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, underway in the Persian Gulf...
Pence Visits U.S. Troops in Afghanistan; Chairman Continues USO Holiday Tour
December 22, 2017
— Vice President Mike Pence delivered America’s holiday wishes to service members in Afghanistan during an unannounced visit, while Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford brought the USO Holiday Tour to troops in the United Arab Emirates...