Dempsey Gives Commencement Address at Norwich University

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, receives a tour of Norwich University campus from retired Army Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan, chairman of the university's board, before Dempsey gives the university's commencement address in Northfield, Vt., May 13, 2012. Norwich is the nation's first private military university and the birthplace of Army ROTC. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers the commencement address at Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., May 13, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • Norwich University's graduating students listen to Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, deliver the commencement address at the university in Northfield, Vt., May 13, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, receives a "tar bucket" from Richard W. Schneider, Norwich University president, during the university's graduation in Northfield, Vt., May 13, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • Cadets listen to Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, deliver the commencement address at Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., May 13, 2012. DOD Photo b yU.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, returns a salute to a Marine Corps cadet during the graduation ceremony at Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., May 13, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • Norwich University graduates toss their hats into the air after official ceremonies at the university in Northfield, Vt., May 13, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega