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Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is traveling to Europe to attend the changes of command for U.S. European Command in Germany and NATO's Allied Command Operations in Belgium, and to participate in a defense ministers meeting convened by Defense Secretary Ash Carter on accelerating the defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

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Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti speaking at a podium.

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, commander of U.S. European Command, holding a press conference.

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Travel map of Europe with pins marking Germany and Belgium

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, speaking with Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, the new commander of U.S. European Command.

Dunford Attends Eucom Change of Command

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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