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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 104-11
February 08, 2011

General Officer Announcement

            Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nomination: 

            Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey has been nominated  for appointment to the rank of general and assignment as chief of staff, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.  Dempsey is currently serving as the commanding general, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va.

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