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Travels with Dunford
Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is visiting the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility to meet with military leaders and foreign dignitaries.

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‘Issue of the Day’ Shouldn’t Overshadow Opportunities, Dunford Says

While the world is complex and many issues compete for limited time and resources, the U.S. military cannot let the “issue of the day” overwhelm all else, and that is a primary focus of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff's trip to the U.S. Southern Command area of operations. Story

Dunford: Colombia Is at Inflection Point

The Colombian government’s imminent peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, will help to put an end to an insurgency that stretches back to the 1960s, but it also complicates the situation in Colombia, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said. Story

Chairman Praises Service Members for Handling of Guantanamo Mission

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff visited the facilities at Joint Task Force Guantanamo, observed operations and spoke to many men and women involved in the mission. Story

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Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, and Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command

Dunford Visits MacDill Air Force Base

Dunford Meets With Leaders in Bogota, Colombia

About the Chairman

Photo of General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford 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