Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, traveled to Afghanistan to get an assessment of the campaign plan from U.S. and Afghan leaders. The chairman was joined by the senior enlisted advisor and several Joint Staff officials in an effort to get a thorough understanding of ongoing efforts.
Trip Recap: Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford Travels to Afghanistan
A new Army formation deployed to Afghanistan is dedicated to focusing the power of the Afghan military and government on taking the fight to the Taliban.
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, completed an extensive visit to Afghanistan, and leaves encouraged by the Afghan and coalition military potential in the country. Story
The South Asia Strategy fundamentally changed the situation in Afghanistan, and the Resolute Support mission commander believes it may provide the key for reconciliation and peace in the country. Story
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford became the 19th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Oct. 1, 2015. Prior to assuming the role of principal military advisor to the president, defense secretary and National Security Council, Dunford was the 36th commandant of the Marine Corps.