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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford

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.

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Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with Malaysian army Gen. Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Panglima Hj Zulkifli bin Hj Zainal Abidin, Malaysian armed forces defense chief, during the Indo-Pacific Chief of Defense conference in Waikiki, Hawaii, Sept. 10, 2018. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro
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Soldiers wave to residents while they conduct an independent, coordinated patrol through a village near Manbij, Syria, June 26, 2018. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy R. Koster
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