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JCS Gen. Dempsey's Keynote at Reporter's Luncheon

Washington, DC
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, 18th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addressed reporters when he spoke at a National Press Club luncheon on Wednesday, in a “Discussion with the Chairman.”

Following his remarks, Dempsey answered reporters' questions.

In May 2011, President Obama nominated four-star Army Gen. Martin Dempsey as the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  Dempsey, who had been serving as the Army chief of staff, was previously the deputy commander of U.S. Central Command from August 2007 to March 2008, and was also commander of the Multi-National Security Transition Command in Iraq from August 2005 to August 2007.

Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 2:32pm (ET)

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