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Aug. 26, 2017

Dunford Attends Scottish Tattoo, Discusses Defense Topics With U.K. Leaders

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, attended the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Scotland, and spoke with senior United Kingdom defense leaders on a wide range of defense topics.

Aug. 25, 2017

Dunford Arrives in Scotland, Visits British Bases

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in Scotland to visit British bases and to attend the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo as the guest of the British Chief of Defense Staff Air Chief Marshal Stuart Peach.

Aug. 21, 2017

President Unveils New Afghanistan, South Asia Strategy

President Donald J. Trump unveiled a new strategy to bolster American security that encompasses Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and South Asia during an address to the nation at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

Aug. 19, 2017

Military Relationships, North Korea Dominate Dunford Pacific Trip

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has wrapped up a trip to South Korea, China and Japan that had been planned months ago, but it could not have happened at a better time.

Aug. 17, 2017

Dunford: North Korean Threat Can Be Peacefully Resolved

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said in Beijing that he believes the diplomatic and economic pressure campaign aimed at North Korea is making progress and the odds are improving that the nuclear and ballistic missile issues can be solved peacefully.

Aug. 15, 2017

U.S., Chinese Military Leaders Sign Agreement to Increase Communication

The top military leaders of the United States and China signed an agreement in Beijing that they said will improve communication between their militaries and reduce the chances of miscalculations.

Aug. 14, 2017

Dunford Arrives in China

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in Beijing to support Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s diplomatic and economic campaign to deter North Korea, while making his first visit to China as chairman.

Aug. 14, 2017

Dunford Meets With Korean Defense Leaders

A spokesman for the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford met with South Korea's defense minister and defense chief and affirmed the ironclad commitment of the U.S. to the alliance with South Korea.

July 8, 2017

Dunford Presents Silver Star to Family of Fallen Marine, Speaks of Trust

During an event marking the 100th anniversary of the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff presented a posthumous Silver Star Medal to the family of a battalion member who was killed in Iraq in 2005.

June 14, 2017

Mattis, Dunford: 2018 Budget Will Continue Readiness Recovery

The addition of $21 billion to the fiscal year 2017 defense budget began the recovery from the readiness trough caused by sequestration spending cuts, but Congress must pass the fiscal 2018 request and repeal the Budget Control Act to continue those gains, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told a Senate subcommittee.

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