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April 3, 2019

Award to Korean Minister Highlights Strength of U.S.-South Korean Alliance

The U.S.-South Korea alliance is strong, but defense officials will continue to work together to make it stronger yet, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at an awards ceremony here.

March 26, 2019

National Defense Strategy is ‘Undisputed Driver’ in Budget Request, Shanahan Says

The National Defense Strategy is the undisputed driver of the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget request for the Defense Department, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said on Capitol Hill.

March 21, 2019

Dunford Describes U.S. Great Power Competition with Russia, China

Russia and China are competitors to the United States and both nations are looking to overturn the current rules-based international order, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at the Atlantic Council’s Commanders’ Series.

March 14, 2019

NATO Military Committee Visits Pentagon, Discusses Alliance Strategy, Capabilities

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford welcomed the members of the NATO Military Committee to the Pentagon and offered to share with the alliance group the experiences of the U.S. in its development of the National Defense Strategy.

Feb. 25, 2019

Shanahan, Dunford Visit U.S.-Mexico Border

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, journeyed to Texas to get a feel for the situation on the Southwest border.

Jan. 29, 2019

Dunford Welcomes Thai Counterpart for Talks on Military Relationship

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted a welcome ceremony for his counterpart from Thailand at Conmy Hall, Fort Myer, Va., to discuss military-to-military relationship between the longtime allies.

Jan. 18, 2019

Dunford: Allies, Partners to Gain Importance in Future

Allies and partners will become more crucial to peace and security in the years ahead, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in the Netherlands during a ceremony in which he received the Order of Orange-Nassau award.

Dec. 8, 2018

President Intends to Nominate Milley to Succeed Dunford as Chairman

In a tweet, President Donald J. Trump indicated he will nominate Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Dec. 4, 2018

Near-Peer Competition Means Relook at Special Ops Missions, Socom Nominee Tells Congress

The shift of the National Defense Strategy to confronting near-peer competitors will continue the demand for special operations forces, the president’s nominee to be the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command said at his Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing.

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.

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