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U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, travels to Denmark and Ireland to meet with defense leaders and officials.

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Chairman Shares Worldview With Irish Officers

During a speech in Dublin, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told members of the Irish Defense Force the world is enduring the most unsettled time he has experienced in 41 years of service. Story

Dempsey Worried About Refugee, Immigration Crisis in Europe

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Irish Defense Force staff he is worried about the effects migration, immigration and mass migration are having in Europe. Story

Dempsey: U.S. Forces Must Adapt to Deal With Near-Peer Competitors

For the first time since the end of the Soviet Union, the United States is facing a near-peer threat, and that is unsettling to many in the services, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in Copenhagen. Story

Chairman Thanks Danes for Military Muscle

In Copenhagen, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, thanked Danish defense leaders for their efforts to promote peace and stability around the world. Story

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U.S.Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, conducting a pass and review of an Irish honor guard at the Cathal Brugha Barracks in Dublin, Aug. 18, 2015.

Dempsey Meets With Irish Defense Leaders in Dublin

Danish Chief of Defense Gen. Peter Bartram and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, shake hands as they conclude their visit in Copenhagen, Denmark, Aug. 18, 2015.

Dempsey Visits Danish Leaders, Army Academy

About the Chairman

Profile photo of Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff DempseyGeneral Martin E. Dempsey serves as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He previously served as the Army’s 37th Chief of Staff from April 11, 2011 through Sept. 7, 2011. Assignments have taken him and his family across the globe during both peace and war from Platoon Leader to Combatant Commander, and as chairman. He is a 1974 graduate of the United States Military Academy and a career armor officer. Biography