Joseph Dunford

WASHINGTON | Trump chooses chief of the Army to be top military adviser

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will tap Gen. Mark Milley as his next top military adviser, choosing a battle-hardened commander who has served as chief of the Army for the last three years, U.S. officials said Friday. If confirmed by the Senate, Milley would succeed Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford as chairman of the Joint Chiefs … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump chooses chief of the Army to be top military adviser

WASHINGTON | Trump says he will make announcement on Joint Chiefs

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he will make an announcement on Saturday concerning the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Trump, who often likes to build drama and suspense by teasing his decisions, told reporters at the White House that he will make the announcement at the Army-Navy game in Philadelphia, where he is expected … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says he will make announcement on Joint Chiefs

KABUL, Afghanistan | US Defense secretary makes surprise visit to war-weary Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan — Defense Secretary James Mattis made a surprise visit to Afghanistan’s war-shattered capital on Friday, the U.S. command in Afghanistan said, just days after a suicide bomber killed 21 people in the city and wounded 90 others. Accompanied by Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, Mattis met with senior … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | US Defense secretary makes surprise visit to war-weary Kabul

United States | Remarks With Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford

United States – SECRETARY POMPEO: (In progress) well as General Bajwa in a number of settings. We talked about their new government, the opportunity to reset the relationship between our two countries across a broad spectrum – economic, business, and commercial, the work that we all know that we need to do to try and … Continue reading United States | Remarks With Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford