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Address by Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin E. Dempsey


On Friday, February 6th 2015, General Martin E. Dempsey will speak to an open audience on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill. All are welcome to attend.

General Dempsey serves as the 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In this capacity, he is the principal military adviser to the President, the Secretary of Defense and the National Security Council. By law, he is the Nation’s highest-ranking military officer. Prior to becoming Chairman, the general served as the Army’s 37th Chief of Staff.

The General and his high school sweetheart Deanie have three children: Chris, Megan, and Caitlin. Each has served in the United States Army. Chris remains on active duty. They have seven wonderful grandchildren: Kayla, Mackenna, and Finley by Chris and daughter-in-law Julie, Luke and Braden by Caitlin and son-in-law Shane, and Twins, Alexander and Hunter by Megan and son-in-law Kory. Caitlin and Shane are expecting their third child this spring.


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