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June 7, 2018

Dunford to Discuss Deconfliction With Russian Counterpart in Helsinki

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.

May 28, 2018

‘America’s Greatest Heroes,’ Trump, Defense Leaders Honor Fallen

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.

May 17, 2018

Dunford Pleased With Results of NATO Military Committee Meeting

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is pleased with the progress made at the NATO Military Committee meeting this week, saying the discussions have set the stage for decisions by alliance defense ministers and heads of state.

May 16, 2018

NATO Aims to Stay Capable, Agile to Meet Threats

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and NATO Military Committee members met in Brussels to discuss key defense issues and work on proposals for next month’s NATO defense ministers’ meeting.

May 14, 2018

Dunford Arrives in Brussels for NATO Meetings

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is in Brussels to participate in NATO Military Committee chiefs of defense meetings that will set the stage for the alliance's defense ministerial conference and the NATO summit.

May 11, 2018

Eucom Commander Calls for Unity, Resolve to Defend Strong, Free Europe

The actions of NATO service members around the world demonstrate the alliance's resolve and relevance in today's security environment, Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, NATO's supreme allied commander for Europe and commander of U.S. European Command, said during an Atlantic Council ceremony honoring him.

May 10, 2018

Fiscal ’19 Budget Request Will Restore U.S. Military, Dunford Says

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff assured a Senate Appropriations Committee panel that the U.S. military retains a competitive advantage over any potential adversary.

April 26, 2018

Mattis Highlights Efforts to Restore Military, Fight Tomorrow’s Wars

The United States has a clear way forward with the 2018 National Defense Strategy to restore the military’s competitive edge in an era of re-emerging long-term great power competition, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told a Senate panel.

April 26, 2018

Budget Request Continues on Path to Military Recovery, Chairman Says

The current budget situation will allow the military to restore its competitive advantage over any possible adversary, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

April 13, 2018

U.S. Military Must Develop All-Domain Defenses, Mattis, Dunford Say

Nations that want to challenge the United States conventionally will lose, but they may look for asymmetric ways to do so, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told lawmakers.

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