Dempsey Attends 'Hoops for Troops' Event

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to an audience of service members, family members and USA Basketball team fans at the District of Columbia National Guard Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012. Dempsey attended the "Hoops for Troops" outreach event and gave a motivational talk to players on the USA Basketball men’s and women’s national teams, who are preparing for the upcoming Olympics games in London. DOD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listens after introducing Mike Krzyzewski, coach of the U.S. Men’s National basketball team, at the District of Columbia National Guard Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, center, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, his wife, Deanie Dempsey, left, and Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, sit courtside and watch the U.S. Men’s National basketball team during an open practice for troops and their families at the District of Columbia National Guard Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, second from right, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, his wife, Deanie, to his right, Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., near left, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman, far left, watch the USA Basketball men’s national team scrimmage at the District of Columbia National Guard Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.
  • Candace Parker, power forward for the Women’s National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Sparks, signs an autograph for a young boy during the “Hoops for Troops” outreach program held at the District of Columbia National Guard in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.
  • Mlitary service members stand in front of a trampoline as a performer with the USA Basketball team prepares a stunt during the “Hoops for Troops” program at the District of Columbia National Guard Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.
  • The Washington Wizards’ mascot, “G-Man,” prepares to perform a stunt over service members’ outstretched arms during the “Hoops for Troops” program at the District of Columbia National Guard Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.
  • Navy Lt. Cmdr. Charles Drey, right, celebrates with Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams after the duo wins the skills challenge during the “Hoops for Troops” outreach program at the District of Columbia National Guard Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.
  • Military service members, their families and basketball fans from the metropolitan area watch the U.S. Men’s National Basketball team scrimmage during the “Hoops for Troops” outreach program at the District of Columbia National Guard Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.
  • Two teenagers from military families watch the U.S. Women’s National Basketball team hold a basketball clinic as part of the “Hoops for Troops” outreach program at the District of Columbia National Guard Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke before an audience of over 1,000 military families who came to see the Men's Olympic basketball team scrimmage and practice at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012. 
 DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt Sun L. Vega
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke before an audience of over 1,000 military families who came to see the Men's Olympic basketball team scrimmage and practice at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012. 
 DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt Sun L. Vega
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke before an audience of over 1,000 military families who came to see the Men's Olympic basketball team scrimmage and practice at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012. 
 DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt Sun L. Vega
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke before an audience of over 1,000 military families who came to see the Men's Olympic basketball team scrimmage and practice at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012. 
 DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt Sun L. Vega
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke before an audience of over 1,000 military families who came to see the Men's Olympic basketball team scrimmage and practice at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012. 
 DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt Sun L. Vega
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke before an audience of over 1,000 military families who came to see the Men's Olympic basketball team scrimmage and practice at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012. 
 DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt Sun L. Vega
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke before an audience of over 1,000 military families who came to see the Men's Olympic basketball team scrimmage and practice at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C., July 14, 2012. 
 DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt Sun L. Vega