• Robert M. Gates, secretary of defense, delivers opening remarks during the Dec. 8 promotion ceremony for Gen. Martin E. Dempsey at the historic Chamberlin Hotel on Fort Monroe, Va., to a crowd of more than 200 military personnel, civilians and family members. (Photo by Frank Brown)

    Dempsey promoted to four-star general

    Robert M. Gates, secretary of defense, delivers opening remarks during the Dec. 8 promotion ceremony for Gen. Martin E. Dempsey at the historic Chamberlin Hotel on Fort Monroe, Va., to a crowd of more than 200 military personnel, civilians and family...

  • Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army chief of staff and host for the ceremony, reads from Gen. Martin E. Dempsey\'s entry in the West Point yearbook during Dempsey's promotion ceremony Dec. 8 at Fort Monroe, Va. (Photo by Frank Brown)

    Dempsey promoted to four-star general

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army chief of staff and host for the ceremony, reads from Gen. Martin E. Dempsey\'s entry in the West Point yearbook during Dempsey's promotion ceremony Dec. 8 at Fort Monroe, Va. (Photo by Frank Brown)

  • Capt. Chris Dempsey and Deanie Dempsey, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey\'s son and wife, pin his fourth star on the incoming TRADOC commander's shoulders during Dempsey's promotion ceremony Dec. 8 at Fort Monroe, Va. (Photo by Frank Brown)

    Dempsey promoted to four-star general

    Capt. Chris Dempsey and Deanie Dempsey, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey\'s son and wife, pin his fourth star on the incoming TRADOC commander's shoulders during Dempsey's promotion ceremony Dec. 8 at Fort Monroe, Va. (Photo by Frank Brown)

  • Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army chief of staff and host for the ceremony, congratulates Gen. Martin E. Dempsey at Dempsey\'s Dec. 8 promotion ceremony at the Chamberlin Hotel, Fort Monroe, Va. (Photo by Frank Brown)

    Dempsey promoted to four-star general

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army chief of staff and host for the ceremony, congratulates Gen. Martin E. Dempsey at Dempsey\'s Dec. 8 promotion ceremony at the Chamberlin Hotel, Fort Monroe, Va. (Photo by Frank Brown)

  • Gen. Martin E. Dempsey thanks supporters who inspired him throughout his Army career at his promotion ceremony Dec. 8 at the historic Chamberlin Hotel on Fort Monroe, Va. (Photo by Frank Brown)

    Dempsey promoted to four-star general

    Gen. Martin E. Dempsey thanks supporters who inspired him throughout his Army career at his promotion ceremony Dec. 8 at the historic Chamberlin Hotel on Fort Monroe, Va. (Photo by Frank Brown)

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