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.
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
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
Dunford Continues Visit in Japan
Dunford Arrives in Japan
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