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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford became the 19th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Oct. 1, 2015. Prior to assuming the role of principal military advisor to the president, defense secretary and National Security Council, Dunford was the 36th commandant of the Marine Corps.

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Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, exchanges greetings with youth attending the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors 2017 Honor Guard Gala in Washington, D.C., April 12, 2017. Dunford served as the event’s keynote speaker. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro
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Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, accepts the Eisenhower Award on behalf of the more than two million members of the Defense Department from the Business Executives for National Security in Washington, April 13, 2017. DoD photo by Jim Garamone
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