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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford

Aug. 10, 2018

Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marks 69th Anniversary

In 1949, President Harry Truman signed an amendment to the 1947 National Security Act, which officially created the position of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to help provide unified direction of the services following World War II to address the growing nuclear Soviet threat.

July 23, 2018

Dunford Salutes Service Members, Receives Award at VFW Ceremony

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford praised service members for defending the United States and its way of life at the Veterans of Foreign Wars' national convention in Kansas City, Mo., where he accepted the organization's Dwight D. Eisenhower Award.

May 16, 2018

NATO Aims to Stay Capable, Agile to Meet Threats

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and NATO Military Committee members met in Brussels to discuss key defense issues and work on proposals for next month’s NATO defense ministers’ meeting.

Dec. 21, 2017

USO Troupe Commences Holiday Tour at Spanish Air Base

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford and Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell arrived at Moron Air Base, Spain, with the 2017 USO Holiday Tour, bringing a little bit of America to service members overseas.

Sept. 11, 2017

Mattis, Dunford Honor Pentagon’s Fallen, Survivors, Families 16 Years After 9/11

During a Pentagon remembrance on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Defense Department leaders honored those who died, the survivors and the families left behind.

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