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Travels with Dempsey, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

April 2013

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Chairman Arrives in Afghanistan to Assess Progress

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey arrived at Bagram Airfield, Aghanistan, for several meetings with coalition and Afghan leaders. Story

Dempsey: Sequestration Not Yet a National Security Threat

Sequestration will have no effect on the drawdown in Afghanistan, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said. Story

Chairman: 'Too Soon' to Decide Post-2014 Troop Levels

Although it is too soon to tell what the post-2014 troop arrangement will be in Afghanistan, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff expects a decision by this summer, he said. Story

Dempsey: North Korea's Activities Follow Familiar Pattern

Although they have generated tension in the United States, North Korea's recent activities are part of a cycle, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said. Story

Rodriguez Succeeds Ham as Africom Commander

Army Gen. David M. Rodriguez became U.S. Africa Command's third commander in Stuttgart, Germany, during a ceremony at the command's headquarters with Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, presiding. Story

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