National Press Club

NPC Luncheon with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph F. Dunford

NPC Luncheon with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph F. Dunford

April 21, 2017 12:30 PM

Location: Holeman Lounge

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This event is RSVP only. Please contact Lindsay Underwood (using the information below) to RSVP.

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Marine Corps General Joseph F. Dunford, will speak at a National Press Club Luncheon on Friday, April 21.

General Dunford, the 19th Joint Chiefs chairman, will discuss a number of important issues facing the U.S. military including the latest strategy for defeating the Islamic State and other terrorist groups, cyber warfare, weapons acquisition, and recruiting and strengthening U.S. alliances.

As the senior military officer in the United States, General Dunford is the principal military advisor to the president, secretary of defense, and National Security Council. Prior to becoming chairman on October 1, 2015, he served as the 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps. He previously served as the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps and was commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan from February 2013 to August 2014.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $25 for Press Club members (members may purchase two tickets at this rate) and $39 for all other non-member tickets.

For questions, please email or call (202) 662–7501. Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase.

NPC Members who wish to attend the pre-luncheon reception must RSVP separately to 48 hours before the event. Space may be limited. You must have a paid reservation to the Luncheon to attend the VIP reception.

To submit a question in advance, put DUNFORD in the subject line and email to before 10 a.m. on the day of the luncheon.

For More Information On This Event, Contact:

Lindsay Underwood
(202) 662-7561