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Travels with Dunford
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visits South Korea and Japan to participate in military and security discussions with regional leaders to help advance the next phase of the U.S. military rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region.

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Special Operators in Syria Must be Viewed in Context, Dunford Says

The introduction of special operations forces into northern Syria is just one part of the overall strategy to degrade and defeat the terrorist organization known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in an interview today during a multi-day trip to the Asia-Pacific region. Story

Pacific Allies Pleased with U.S. Rebalance, Dunford Says

America's closest Pacific allies are pleased with the progress being made with the U.S. military rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today. Story

Dunford: U.S. Engagement in Pacific 'Unprecedented'

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. met with Japanese leaders here today to discuss freedom of navigation, changes to the U.S.-Japan alliance and threats and opportunities in the region. Story

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Map of Dunford travel locations: South Korea

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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Dunford Continues Visit in Japan

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaking with U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Terrence O'Shaughnessy, commander, 7th Air Force and Air Component Command U.S. Forces Korea/U.S. Combined Forces.

Dunford Arrives in Japan

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About the Chairman

Photo of General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.

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