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Gen. Joseph Dunford: Base Budget Needs to Outpace Inflation to Maintain US Military Advantage

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said the Defense Department needs a continued base budget increase of at least 3 percent above inflation to maintain the U.S. military’s competitive advantage, DoD News reported Monday. Dunford told members of the House Armed Services Committee that the fiscal year 2018 budget request is essential …

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Gens. Joseph Dunford, Paul Selva Nominated to Retain JCS Leadership Roles

President Donald Trump has nominated Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford for reappointment as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Defense Department announced Friday. Dunford became chairman on October 1, 2015 and also currently serves as principal military adviser to the president, defense secretary and the National Security Council. He previously served as commandant …

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Gen. Joseph Dunford Assumes Marine Corps Commandant Role

Gen. Joseph Dunford, the former International Security Assistance Force commander in Afghanistan, has taken a new role as the Marine Corps‘ commandant, DoD News reported Friday. Claudette Roulo writes Gen. James Amos formally transferred USMC responsibility to Dunford during a change-of-command event held Friday at Marine Barracks in Washington. Amos, …

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