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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, speaks with Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman, and senior enlisted leaders from across the Defense Department during the Defense Senior Enlisted Leaders Council at the Pentagon, Dec. 1, 2016. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro
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Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, Supreme Allied Commander Europe, before trilateral talks with Turkish Chief of Defense Gen. Hulusi Akar at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Jan. 17, 2017. The two men were participating in the alliance Military Committee meeting. DoD photo by Army Sgt. James K. McCann
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