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Nov. 18, 2018

Dunford Reiterates that Reconciliation is Only Viable Path in Afghanistan

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford reiterated that reconciliation is the only way forward in Afghanistan and that political, economic, religious and military pressure must be maintained on the group.

Nov. 17, 2018

Great Power Strategy Affects DOD Priorities, Allocations, Dunford Says

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said great power competition among the United States, China and Russia is a reality and that the United States must change the funding and development trajectory moving forward.

Nov. 13, 2018

U.S. Leaders Salute Fallen Heroes on Armistice Day Centennial in France

The United States renews its sacred obligation to memorialize its fallen heroes on the soil where they rest for eternity, President Donald J. Trump said at Suresnes American Cemetery in France, commemorating the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.

Nov. 6, 2018

U.S. Benchmarking Capabilities Against China, Russia, Dunford Says

Russia and China are near-peer competitors and the United States must benchmark military capabilities against these possible threats, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said at Duke University, in Durham, N.C.

Oct. 16, 2018

Chiefs of Defense Conference Looks to ‘Win the Peace’ Against Violent Extremism

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted the Counter Violent Extremist Organizations Chiefs of Defense Conference, which drew representatives from 83 nations, including all the U.S. combatant commanders and commanders of counter terrorism operations from around the world.

Oct. 16, 2018

Dunford Asks Defense Chiefs to Guard Against Complacency

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford welcomed chiefs of defense from 82 nations to the third Counter Violent Extremist Organizations conference at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

Oct. 12, 2018

Dunford Praises Service Members’ Accomplishments at Boston Event

The U.S. military is an honorable and respected profession and a way for Americans to serve something larger than themselves, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Boston.

Oct. 1, 2018

NATO Defense Chiefs Build 360-Degree Defense on Maturing Framework, Dunford Says

The recent NATO Military Committee Meeting in Warsaw, Poland, was so productive because the alliance chiefs of defense were able to build on the three-year framework put in place, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said.

Oct. 1, 2018

Dunford Pleased DOD Enters Fiscal 2019 With Budget

For the first time in a long time, the Defense Department entered the fiscal year with a budget, and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said troops should be extremely pleased with the development.

Sept. 27, 2018

Chairman’s European Trip Will Concentrate on NATO

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford traveled to England for meetings with his British counterpart focused on NATO. The two men will then journey to Warsaw, Poland, for the NATO Military Committee Meeting.

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