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Nov. 13, 2018

Chairman Reflects on Armistice Day, Changing Character of War

Military leaders must appreciate the changing character of war, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said as he returned home from Paris, where he was attending ceremonies marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

July 14, 2017

New York National Guard Reported for World War I Duty 100 Years Ago

On July 15, 1917, 24,000 members of the New York National Guard began reporting for duty in what was then known as the World War.

July 13, 2017

Dunford Receives French Legion of Honor

French Chief of Defense Gen. Pierre de Villiers presented Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, with the Legion of Honor for Dunford’s dedication to improving the military-to-military relationship between the two nations.

July 12, 2017

Bastille Day Parade Illustrates Depth of U.S.-French Alliance

President Donald J. Trump and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will observe as American troops march through Paris on Bastille Day, representing the firm alliance between France and the United States.

June 19, 2017

Fallen World War I Aviator Gets Posthumous Distinguished Flying Cross

Army Capt. James E. Miller, one of the first aviators in the U.S. military and the first U.S. aviation casualty in World War I, has been named recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross nearly 100 years after his heroic actions over France in 1918.

April 6, 2017

World War I Exhibit Opens at Arlington National Cemetery

Culminating two years of preparation, Arlington National Cemetery opened a World War I exhibit to the public just days before the 100th anniversary of the U.S. declaration of war.

Dec. 6, 2016

Pearl Harbor Survivors Pause to Remember Fallen at Wheeler

A lone bugler played taps as Pearl Harbor veterans saluted in silence, pausing to remember the more than 30 men killed at Wheeler Army Airfield 75 years ago, as Japan began its attack on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.

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