Nov. 11, 2016
Iraqi Offensive to Liberate Mosul Entering Critical Phase
IRBIL, Iraq —
The Iraqi offensive to retake Mosul from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists is on or ahead of schedule, but the fight will take months, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials said while accompanying the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during his trip to the region.
Nov. 9, 2016
Dunford Wraps Up Saudi Visit
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia —
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff concluded two days of discussions with Saudi leaders in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, covering issues of mutual concern including the ongoing campaign against violent extremism.
Oct. 11, 2016
Dunfords Praise Military Family Group for Building Support Network
ARLINGTON, Va. —
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and his wife thanked the National Military Family Association for its efforts, stressing that service members cannot protect the nation without the kind of support that groups like NMFA provide.
Sept. 29, 2016
Newman’s Own Awards $200,000 to 5 Service Organizations
Five service organizations that provide unique opportunities for military personnel, their families and veterans received more than $200,000 in awards during the Newman’s Own Awards ceremony.
Sept. 22, 2016
Coalition Has Momentum to End ISIL’s Hold in Iraq, Syria, Dunford Says
The coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has the momentum to end the terror group’s hold in Iraq and Syria, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Sept. 18, 2016
NATO Needs 'Position of Strength' for Russia
SPLIT, Croatia —
NATO needs to approach Russia from a "position of strength," while keeping the channels open for discussions and possible collaboration, the alliance's supreme allied commander for Europe said after a daylong meeting of the NATO Military Committee in Split, Croatia.
Sept. 16, 2016
Dunford Discusses ISIL With Turkish Counterpart Ahead of NATO Meeting
SPLIT, Croatia —
Ahead of a NATO Military Committee conference, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff met in Croatia with his Turkish counterpart to discuss the way forward in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Sept. 6, 2016
Dunford Discusses North Korea, ISIL, Regional Challenges at Manila Forum
MANILA, Philippines —
Addressing military leaders from 29 Pacific nations, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff voiced concern over North Korean missile activity and highlighted progress against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Aug. 26, 2016
Chairman, Senior British Officer Affirm Close U.S.-U.K. Ties
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, affirmed the nation's commitment to a strong partnership with the United Kingdom and highlighted the U.K.’s role in European security during a Pentagon meeting with the British defense chief.
Aug. 1, 2016
Active-Duty Personnel Must Remain Apolitical, Nonpartisan, Dunford Says
ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT —
Whoever becomes president of the United States needs to have trust and confidence that the military “is completely loyal and completely prepared to do what must be done,” the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.