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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford
Dunford to Discuss NATO Capabilities With Fellow Defense Chiefs
September 13, 2019
— NATO chiefs of defense will discuss Afghanistan, the NATO mission in Iraq, alliance efforts in Kosovo and other topics during a two-day meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia this week...
Dunford: Spacecom Allows U.S. to Retain 'High Ground'
September 9, 2019
— The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff presided over the presentation of the colors of U.S. Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. ...
Military Builds on Strategy to Address Threats, Dunford Says
September 6, 2019
— The United States military is building on the National Defense Strategy to address the complex threats and problems in the world today, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at a Council on Foreign Relations event...
Readout of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dunford’s Phone Call with Chief of the Turkish General Staff Gen. Yasar Guler
July 19, 2019
— Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. Patrick S. Ryder provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. spoke with Chief of the Turkish General Staff Gen. Yasar Guler today. ...
Recent Threats From Iran Different Than Past, Chairman Says
May 30, 2019
— The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff discussed the threat streams from Iran that provoked a response from the United States and also discussed the problem of deterring Russia, during a talk at the Brookings Institution in Washington...
Award to Korean Minister Highlights Strength of U.S.-South Korean Alliance
April 3, 2019
— The U.S.-South Korea alliance is strong, but defense officials will continue to work together to make it stronger yet, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at an awards ceremony here...
National Defense Strategy is ‘Undisputed Driver’ in Budget Request, Shanahan Says
March 26, 2019
— The National Defense Strategy is the undisputed driver of the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget request for the Defense Department, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said on Capitol Hill...
NATO Military Committee Visits Pentagon, Discusses Alliance Strategy, Capabilities
March 14, 2019
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford welcomed the members of the NATO Military Committee to the Pentagon and offered to share with the alliance group the experiences of the U.S. in its development of the National Defense Strategy...
Shanahan, Dunford Visit U.S.-Mexico Border
February 25, 2019
— Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, journeyed to Texas to get a feel for the situation on the Southwest border. ...
Dunford Welcomes Thai Counterpart for Talks on Military Relationship
January 29, 2019
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted a welcome ceremony for his counterpart from Thailand at Conmy Hall, Fort Myer, Va., to discuss the military-to-military relationship between the longtime allies...