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Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.

Joseph F Dunford, Jr
General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.
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NameJoseph F. Dunford, Jr.
NicknameFighting Joe
AllegianceUS United States of America
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Years of service1977-present
RankGeneral
Commands held2nd Battalion 6th Marines
5th Marine Regiment
I Marine Expeditionary Force
Marine Forces Central Command
Battles/warsIraq War
AwardsDefense Superior Service Medal (2)
Legion of Merit w/ V

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Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. (born 1955) is a four-star general in the United States Marine Corps and the 32nd and current Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps. He previously commanded several units, and is noted for leading the 5th Marine Regiment during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. He assumed his current assignment on October 23, 2010.

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Fighting for its Life Again - Tulsa Beacon Tweet this news
Tulsa Beacon--The guest of honor this year was General -Joseph F-. -Dunford Jr-., assistant commandant. General Dunford began his remarks by outlining what he wanted to discuss. First was the budget challenge, he also would brag on his Marines and then gi - Date : Wed, 23 Nov 2011 13:57:39 GMT
ONR maps long-term investment for future Naval requirements - EurekAlert (press release) Tweet this news
EurekAlert (press release)--The plan is submitted by the chief of naval research and approved by the secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition; Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, then vice chief of naval operations; and Gen. -Joseph F-. -Dun - Date : Wed, 16 Nov 2011 18:32:50 GMT
Lipstick and Camouflage: Deployed Spouses Ball celebrates birthday in style - Camp Lejeune Globe Tweet this news
Camp Lejeune Globe--“Thank you for taking care of each other,” said special guest Ellen Dunford, wife of Gen. -Joseph F-. -Dunford Jr-., assistant commandant of the Marine Corps. “I've been to a lot of balls, but never one quite like this. You - Date : Thu, 10 Nov 2011 05:37:18 GMT
Office of Naval Research Showcases Technologies at Sea-Air-Space Expo - TMC Net Tweet this news
TMC Net---Joseph F-. -Dunford Jr-.; and Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition) Sean Stackley; and professional development sessions featuring Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert. Founded in 1902, the Navy - Date : Wed, 13 Apr 2011 10:27:58 GMT+00:00
White House spouses visit expectant military moms - Seattle Post Intelligencer Tweet this news
Seattle Post Intelligencer---Joseph F-. -Dunford-, -Jr-., right. Photo: Gerry Broome / AP Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, and First lady Michelle Obama arrive with baby gifts while visiting expecting mothers during Operation Shower, a celebr - Date : Thu, 14 Apr 2011 06:17:33 GMT+00:00
Defense budget cuts come under fire from lawmakers - Washington Post Tweet this news
Washington Post---Joseph F-. -Dunford Jr-., about the Marines' amphibious craft, known as the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV). The craft, designed to travel 25 knots at sea ... - Date : Thu, 27 Jan 2011 07:17:32 GMT+00:00

       
       
       
       

Navy and Marine Corps Parachutist Insignia Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge
Defense Superior Service Medal w/ 1 oak leaf cluster Legion of Merit w/ valor device Defense Meritorious Service Medal Meritorious Service Medal w/ 1 award star
Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal w/ 3 award stars Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal Combat Action Ribbon Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Joint Meritorious Unit Award Navy Unit Commendation Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation w/ 2 service stars National Defense Service Medal w/ 1 service star
Iraq Campaign Medal w/ 2 service stars Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon w/ 5 service stars

Commandants of the Marine Corps

CommandantsNicholas * Burrows * Wharton * Gale * Henderson * Harris * Zeilin * McCawley * Heywood * Elliott * Biddle * Barnett * Lejeune * Neville * Fuller * Russell * Holcomb * Vandegrift * Cates * Shepherd * Pate * Shoup * Greene * Chapman * Cushman * Wilson * Barrow * Kelley * Gray * Mundy * Krulak * Jones * Hagee * Conway
Assistant
Commandants
Cole * Lejeune * Long * Neville * Feland * Williams * Fuller * Myers * Russell * McDougal * Little * H. Smith * Vandegrift * Barrett * Keyser * Schmidt * Rockey * Peck * Turnage * Shepherd * O. Smith * Silverthorn * Thomas * Pate * Megee * McCaul * Munn * Hayes * Mangrum * Chapman * Walt * McCutcheon * R. Davis * Anderson * Jaskilka * Barrow * McLennan * Kelley * J. Davis * Morgan * Went * Dailey * Boomer * Hearney * Neal * Dake * Williams * Nyland * Magnus * Amos



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