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WASHINGTON -- A Change of Responsibility Ceremony for the United States Army chief of staff is scheduled to take place April 11, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Summerall Field.

Gen. George W. Casey Jr., who became the 36th chief of staff of the Army on April 10, 2007, will hand the helm to Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, who was confirmed by the Senate March 16, as the 37th chief of staff of the Army.

Watch a video stream of the Change of Responsibility Ceremony starting at 3 p.m. EST, April 11, by visiting the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System website at

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