Feb. 9, 2018
America’s History, Future Integral to Pacific, Dunford Says
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii —
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, wrapped up a trip that took him to Wake Island, Australia, Thailand, Guam and Hawaii, where he visited the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor.
Feb. 6, 2018
Dunford Re-Energizing Military-to-Military Relations With Thailand
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will seek to expand military-to-military contacts with Thailand when he meets with the nation’s defense chief, the defense minister and the prime minister in Bangkok.
Jan. 19, 2018
DoD Official: National Defense Strategy Will Enhance Deterrence
The new National Defense Strategy is aimed at restoring America’s competitive military advantage to deter Russia and China from challenging the United States, its allies or seeking to overturn the international order that has served so well since the end of World War II.
Jan. 15, 2018
Russia’s Actions, Spending Send Chill Through Europe, Dunford Says
Russia’s recent history and military investments show that the nation is a threat to Europe and beyond, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Brussels, where he will attend a NATO Military Committee chiefs of defense meeting.
Dunford Receives Award From Germany, Stresses Importance of Alliances
The U.S. military draws its strength from the nation’s strong alliances, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at a ceremony in Brussels in which one of those allies recognized his contributions.
Oct. 31, 2017
Trilateral Cooperation Needed to Combat North Korean Threat
The world is united against North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats, and nations are working together to counter the dangers of Kim Jong Un’s ambitions, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
Oct. 30, 2017
Dunford Hosts Trilateral Meeting With South Korean, Japanese Military Leaders
CAMP H.M. SMITH, Hawaii —
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff met with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts and regional U.S. military leaders to discuss trilateral cooperation in Northeast Asia in response to increasingly provocative North Korean actions.
Oct. 27, 2017
U.S. Official Salutes South Korea’s ‘Very Strong’ Military
The South Korean military is among the best in the world, and it is the largest part of the force that will “fight, tonight” if North Korea attacks, a U.S. Forces Korea official said.
Oct. 24, 2017
Dunford: Battle Against Violent Extremism at Inflection Point
FORT BELVOIR, Va. —
The conflict against extremist organizations is at an inflection point, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said, while hosting defense chiefs from 73 coalition nations to discuss the ongoing conflict against violent extremism worldwide at Fort Belvoir, Va.
Oct. 23, 2017
Dunford: DoD Owes Families, Nation Information on Niger Action
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said the four Special Forces soldiers who were killed and the two who were wounded in Niger were conducting an important train, advise and assist mission with Nigerien forces.