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Travels with Dunford
Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is visiting Tel Aviv to meet with senior defense leaders and to reinforce the U.S.-Israeli defense relationship. He also attended the Resolute Support and U.S. Forces Afghanistan change-of-command ceremony, highlighting the importance of the continuing U.S. mission in Afghanistan.

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Chairman Discusses State of Middle East With Israeli Leaders

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed Middle East security perspectives, military interoperability and other topics during two days of meetings with leaders in Israel. Story

In Afghanistan, Gold Star Wife Represents Fallen, Families

For Jane Horton, attending the U.S. Forces Afghanistan change of command was a continuation of the mission her husband fought, bled and died for. The trip also allowed the Gold Star wife to see the country where he died and meet Afghan leaders. Story

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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., center right, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meeting with, from left, Israeli Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot, the commander in chief of the Israel Defense Forces; U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, NATO's supreme allied commander for Europe and commander of U.S. European Command; and Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon at the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Dunford Meets With Israeli Defense Leaders in Tel Aviv

A color guard with U.S. and NATO service members participate in a change-of-command ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Dunford, Leaders Attend Ceremony in Kabul

About the Chairman

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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. is the 19th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation's highest-ranking military officer, and the principal military advisor to the president, secretary of defense, and National Security Council. Biography