• U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, stands next to Lt. Gen. Dennis L. Via during his promotion ceremony to the rank of General at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    GEN Dunwoody and LTG Via

    U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, stands next to Lt. Gen. Dennis L. Via during his promotion ceremony to the rank of General at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. Via is the first Army Signal Corps...

  • U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, gives her remarks during Gen. Dennis L. Via promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 in Redstone Arsenal, Ala. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    GEN Dunwoody's remarks

    U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, gives her remarks during Gen. Dennis L. Via promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 in Redstone Arsenal, Ala. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

  • U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, and Mrs. Linda Via promote Lt. Gen. Dennis L. Via to the rank of General during a ceremony at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    GEN Via's promotion

    U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, and Mrs. Linda Via promote Lt. Gen. Dennis L. Via to the rank of General during a ceremony at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. Via is the first Army Signal Corps...

  • U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, administers the Oath of Office to Gen. Dennis L. Via during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    Oath of Office

    U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, administers the Oath of Office to Gen. Dennis L. Via during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to...

  • U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, presents the 4-star General officer flag to Gen. Dennis L. Via during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 in Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    General's Flag

    U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, presents the 4-star General officer flag to Gen. Dennis L. Via during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 in Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps...

  • U.S. Army Gen. Dennis L. Via gives his remarks during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    First Signal Corps officer to achieve General

    U.S. Army Gen. Dennis L. Via gives his remarks during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

  • U.S. Army Gen. Dennis L. Via smiles during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    Smiles

    U.S. Army Gen. Dennis L. Via smiles during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

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