Dec. 25, 2016
USO Troupe Visits Base Near Frontline of ISIL Fight
QAYYARAH WEST AIRFIELD, Iraq —
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, led a USO troupe of notable performers to an airfield in Iraq, that ISIL held not long ago, for a Christmas concert before the troops.
Dec. 24, 2016
Dunford, USO Troupe Arrive in Baghdad for Holiday with Troops
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, brought a USO troupe of stars to Iraq to provide a taste of home during the holidays to deployed U.S. service members.
Dec. 7, 2016
Dunford: Service Member Efforts Over Past Year Have Made America Safer
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan —
While visiting service members in Afghanistan, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said America is safer thanks to the sacrifices U.S. service members and their families have made in the past year.
Dec. 5, 2016
Chairman, Senior Enlisted Advisor Kick Off USO Holiday Tour
INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey —
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford and Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell kicked off the annual Chairman’s USO Holiday Tour in Turkey with a cast of entertainers and a performance for the troops.
Dec. 3, 2016
U.S. Military Capabilities Must Be Changed for Future, Dunford Says
If the United States develops the capabilities needed to confront Russia, China, North Korea, Iran and violent extremism, the military will be well set for the future, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today at the Reagan National Defense Forum.
Dec. 1, 2016
Chairman’s Wife Meets Most-Senior Enlisted Spouses
Ellyn Dunford, the wife of Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met with the spouses of the U.S. military’s most-senior enlisted members attending the 2016 Defense Senior Enlisted Leadership Council at the Pentagon.
Nov. 10, 2016
Carter Urges Congress to Adopt Budget Amendment
In a statement issued after the administration proposed the plan, Defense Secretary Ash Carter urged Congress to adopt a proposed budget amendment that he said is “vitally important for our national security."
Nov. 9, 2016
Dunford Thanks Troops for Sacrifices Made Supporting Iraqi Counter-ISIL Fight
TAQADDUM, Iraq —
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the strategy to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is working, telling service members at a training base in Iraq that he sees proof every time he visits.
Nov. 7, 2016
Dunford Arrives in Riyadh for Talks With Saudi Leaders
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia —
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford is scheduled to meet with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud and Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef for national security meetings.
Nov. 6, 2016
Dunford, Turkish Leaders Create Long-term Plan Against ISIL in Raqqa
ANKARA, Turkey —
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met with his counterpart Turkish Army Gen. Hulusi Akar and hammered out a long-range plan for operations against ISIL in Syria.