Dempsey Gives Keynote Address at Education Gala in Washington, D.C.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his wife, Deanie, greet Edie Fraser, vice chairman-development committee chair of the World Affairs Council's branch in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2013, during the council's annual education gala. Dempsey was the gala’s keynote speaker. The nonprofit, nonpartisan council promotes neutral discussion and increases public awareness about geopolitical, business and civil society issues. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his wife, Deanie, speak with Yousef Al Otaiba, United Arab Emirates ambassador to the United States, who received the Distinguished Diplomatic Service Award during the annual education gala hosted by the World Affairs Council's branch in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, plays the xylophone to signal the beginning of the annual education gala hosted by the World Affairs Council's branch in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2013. 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 international affairs keynote address during the annual education gala hosted by the World Affairs Council's branch in Washington D.C., March 7, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • Deanie Dempsey listens as her husband, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers the international affairs keynote address during the annual education gala hosted by the World Affairs Council's branch in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2013. 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 international affairs keynote address during the annual education gala hosted by the World Affairs Council's branch in Washington D.C., March 7, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, center left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, his wife, Deanie, and retired Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace, center right, the 16th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, pose with midshipman from the U.S. Naval Academy during the annual education gala hosted by the World Affairs Council's branch in Washington D.C., March 7, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega