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Travels with Dunford
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, traveled to Afghanistan to meet with U.S. and NATO leaders and to Stuttgart, Germany, to participate in the U.S. Africa Command change-of-command ceremony.


Members of the Afghan air force wheel out a new MD-530 Cayuse Warrior helicopter

Aviation Brings 'Asymmetric Advantage' to Afghan Force, Dunford Says

Five new MD-530 Cayuse Warrior helicopters were wheeled off a C-17 Globemaster III transport at Kabul International Airport, as Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford observed aircraft used by Afghan forces in the fight against the Taliban. Story

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Raimon Hubbard directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet

Military Pressure, Intelligence Sharing Key to ISIL’s Defeat, Dunford Say

Speaking to reporters after concluding a three-day trip to Afghanistan, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff cited military pressure and intelligence sharing as essential elements in defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Story

Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell, right, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, leads an intense, early morning workout session

Top Enlisted Advisor Advocates Tough Fitness Training for Battlefield Readiness

Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, participated in a series of challenging exercises with a group of other senior noncommissioned officers during a visit to Kabul, Afghanistan. Story

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Map showing markers in Afghanistan and Germany.



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About the Chairman

Photo of General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford 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