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Joseph Dunford (F92) Confirmed as 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps

It’s official: Gen. Joseph “Fighting Joe” Dunford will be the 36th commandant of the Marine Corps.

Dunford, 58, was confirmed without objection by the Senate Wednesday night, just seven days after he appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee for a hearing on his nomination.

The current commander of International Security Assistance Force, over all NATO forces in Afghanistan, Dunford fielded numerous questions about the conflict and drawdown and sustainment efforts in Afghanistan during his confirmation hearing.

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