President Obama announces Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr, to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Washington, D.C.
President Barack Obama (L) announces Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr (C), commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, as his nominee to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Air Force Gen. Paul Selva, currently the leader of U.S. Transportation Command, as the next vice chairman, at the White House in Washington, D.C. on May 5, 2015. If confirmed, Dunford will be replacing Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, who will have served four years as chairman. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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