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Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford
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...
Alliance Commitment Remains Steadfast, Military Committee Chairman Says
January 16, 2019
— While circumstances have changed since NATO was formed in 1949, the commitment and support to defend alliance members – “is as resolute today as it was in 1949,” the chairman of NATO’s Military Committee said in Brussels...
Halifax Forum Looks for Solutions to World’s Security Challenges
November 16, 2018
— The chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff is one of many security and military leaders attending the Halifax International Security Forum, with discussions covering security challenges throughout the world and the role democracies can play to address them...
Dunford Shares Thoughts on Maintaining U.S. Military’s Competitive Advantage
October 28, 2018
— The U.S. military can protect the homeland and fulfill its alliance commitments today, but defense planners must also be concerned about maintaining the competitive advantage in the future, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in an address at the Military Reporters and Editors conference...
Newman’s Own Distributes $200K to 5 Vets Organizations
October 9, 2018
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted the annual Newman's Own Foundation award ceremony at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, where $200,000 was awarded to five veterans support organizations...
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...
Global Integration Seeks to Buy Leaders Decision Time, Increase ‘Speed of Relevance’
July 2, 2018
— Under the new National Defense Strategy, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his successors must work to speed senior leaders’ decision-making, integrate operations worldwide and deliver forces capable of competing and winning against any possible adversary...
U.S., Australian Service Members Mark 100 Years of ‘Mateship’
June 28, 2018
— A mate shares values, and that is why the United States and Australia celebrated 100 Years of “Mateship” with services at the National Cathedral, followed by a special Twilight Tattoo ceremony...
Dunford to Discuss Deconfliction With Russian Counterpart in Helsinki
June 7, 2018
— The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is meeting with his Russian counterpart in Helsinki to discuss the deconfliction of coalition and Russian operations in Syria, the state of U.S.-Russia military relations and other topics, a defense official said...
‘America’s Greatest Heroes,’ Trump, Defense Leaders Honor Fallen
May 28, 2018
— America will forever remember the service and sacrifice of those who fought and died for the nation’s freedom, President Donald J. Trump said at the Memorial Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery...