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Travels with Dunford
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is traveling to Japan to meet with 7th Fleet officials. Dunford also visited the Philippines to attend the 2016 Chiefs of Defense Conference and meet with U.S. officials and regional allies to discuss challenges, including maritime disputes and security.

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Dunford Thanks Airman for Helping Fellow Service Member in Need

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, recognizes Air Force Tech Sgt. Garrett Oneto

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford made a point of visiting Air Force Tech. Sgt. Garrett Oneto at Yokota Air Base, Japan, after learning he did the right thing and helped a fellow airman who was contemplating suicide. Story

Dunford Greets Sailors, Visits USS Barry in Japan

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, visits the USS Barry in Yokosuka, Japan

Hours before the USS Barry headed out to sea, the highest ranking U.S. military officer paid a visit to this forward-deployed ship. Story


Dunford Discusses Regional Challenges, ISIL in Manila

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers opening remarks during the 2016 Chiefs of Defense Conference

Addressing military leaders from 29 Pacific nations, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff voiced concern over North Korean missile activity and highlighted progress against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Story

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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