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Sept. 28, 2017

Senate Confirms Dunford for Additional 2-Year Term as Chairman

The Senate has agreed to Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford’s reappointment for another two-year term as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the principal military advisor to the president, defense secretary and the rest of the National Security Council.

Sept. 26, 2017

Erosion of U.S. Military Capabilities Must Be Stopped, Chairman Tells Senators

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford asked members of the Senate Armed Services Committee to provide adequate, stable budgets so that the Defense Department can fight today’s battles and prepare tomorrow’s force.

Sept. 25, 2017

Roegge Succeeds Padilla as National Defense University President

Professional military education is a U.S. military priority, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at a ceremony in which Navy Vice Adm. Frederick Roegge succeeded Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Frederick Padilla as National Defense University president.

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.

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