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Martin Dempsey

Martin Dempsey, a retired U.S. Army general, served as the 18th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Keep Your Politics Private, My Fellow Generals and Admirals

We must not compromise our military’s special role in democracy, nor hinder those who come after us.


General Dempsey on How Americans Can Serve Together With Veterans

It’s time to move beyond yellow ribbons and welcome home ceremonies to a deeper understanding of those who have volunteered to wear the uniform. By Gen. Martin Dempsey


Dempsey’s Message on Women in Combat: Trust Transcends Gender

One year ago this month, the military repealed the combat exclusion for women. Here’s my message. By Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey