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Feb. 9, 2018

America’s History, Future Integral to Pacific, Dunford Says

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.

Jan. 15, 2018

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

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

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.

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