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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford
Dunford: Allies, Partners to Gain Importance in Future
January 18, 2019
— Allies and partners will become more crucial to peace and security in the years ahead, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in the Netherlands during a ceremony in which he received the Order of Orange-Nassau award...
President Intends to Nominate Milley to Succeed Dunford as Chairman
December 8, 2018
— In a tweet, President Donald J. Trump indicated he will nominate Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff...
Near-Peer Competition Means Relook at Special Ops Missions, Socom Nominee Tells Congress
December 4, 2018
— The shift of the National Defense Strategy to confronting near-peer competitors will continue the demand for special operations forces, the president’s nominee to be the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command said at his Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing...
Great Power Strategy Affects DOD Priorities, Allocations, Dunford Says
November 17, 2018
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said great power competition among the United States, China and Russia is a reality and that the United States must change the funding and development trajectory moving forward...
U.S. Leaders Salute Fallen Heroes on Armistice Day Centennial in France
November 13, 2018
— The United States renews its sacred obligation to memorialize its fallen heroes on the soil where they rest for eternity, President Donald J. Trump said at Suresnes American Cemetery in France, commemorating the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day...
U.S. Benchmarking Capabilities Against China, Russia, Dunford Says
November 6, 2018
— Russia and China are near-peer competitors and the United States must benchmark military capabilities against these possible threats, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said at Duke University, in Durham, N.C...
Chiefs of Defense Conference Looks to ‘Win the Peace’ Against Violent Extremism
October 16, 2018
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted the Counter Violent Extremist Organizations Chiefs of Defense Conference, which drew representatives from 83 nations, including all the U.S. combatant commanders and commanders of counter terrorism operations from around the world...
Dunford Asks Defense Chiefs to Guard Against Complacency
October 16, 2018
— Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford welcomed chiefs of defense from 82 nations to the third Counter Violent Extremist Organizations conference at Joint Base Andrews, Md...
Dunford Praises Service Members’ Accomplishments at Boston Event
October 12, 2018
— The U.S. military is an honorable and respected profession and a way for Americans to serve something larger than themselves, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Boston...
NATO Defense Chiefs Build 360-Degree Defense on Maturing Framework, Dunford Says
October 1, 2018
— The recent NATO Military Committee Meeting in Warsaw, Poland, was so productive because the alliance chiefs of defense were able to build on the three-year framework put in place, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said...