Dempsey Speaks to Cadets at U.S. Military Academy, West Point

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visits the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., March 27, 2014. Dempsey visited the Center for the Army Profession and Ethic, taught a class at Lincoln Hall, ate lunch with cadets at Washington Hall and addressed Class of 2014 cadets at Thayer Hall. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, enters Lincoln Hall during a visit to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., March 27, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, teaches a class to cadets at Lincoln Hall during his visit to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y, March 27, 2014. During the class, he discussed military relations, his role as the chairman and the difference between direct and indirect power. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, teaches a class to cadets at Lincoln Hall during his visit to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., March 27, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, teaches a class to cadets at Lincoln Hall during his visit to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., March 27, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, center, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, poses for a group photograph after teaching a class to cadets at Lincoln Hall during his visit to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., March 27, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to cadets at Lincoln Hall during his visit to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., March 27, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Cadets line up at for lunch at the dining facility in Washington Hall at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., March 27, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, points to surprised cadets as he looks out over the dining hall with his wife, Deanie, at Washington Hall at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., March 27, 2014. Dempsey had lunch with the cadets. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, center, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, walks with cadets to Thayer Hall at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., March 27, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to Class of 2014 cadets at Thayer Hall at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., March 27, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to Class of 2014 cadets at Thayer Hall at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., March 27, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to Class of 2014 cadets at Thayer Hall at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., March 27, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Deanie Dempsey, fourth from left, wife of Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listens as her husband speaks to Class of 2014 cadets at Thayer Hall at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., March 27, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Cadets from the Class of 2014 cadets listen to Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at Thayer Hall at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., March 27, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • A cadet from the Class of 2014 asks a question to Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at Thayer Hall at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., March 27, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp