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Release No: 082-11
September 28, 2011

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Change of Responsibility Ceremony Announced

            The Department of Defense announced today that Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, 17th chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, will transition responsibility to Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey on Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. EDT at Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be conducted inside Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall’s Conmy Hall.

            For detailed instruction, please see the U.S. Army Military District of Washington media advisory at http://www.defense.gov/news/MDWAdvisoryNo11-31.pdf .

            Media interested in covering this event must register by noon, Thursday, Sept. 29, to be placed on the credentialed list. To register send an email to Shaunteh.Kelly@jfhqncr.northcom.mil .

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