• U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody and Army Col. James C. Markert inspect troops during Dunwoody's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. Dunwoody, the first woman in the U.S. military to achieve the rank of four-star general, retired after 38 years of service. Markert commands the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment known as "The Old Guard." (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    GEN Ann E. Dunwoody's Retirement Ceremony

    U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody and Army Col. James C. Markert inspect troops during Dunwoody's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. Dunwoody, the first woman in the U.S. military to achieve the rank of four-star...

  • U.S. Army Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard," participate in Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    GEN Ann E. Dunwoody's Retirement Ceremony

    U.S. Army Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard," participate in Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

  • Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, former commanding general of the Army Materiel Command, salutes during the playing of the national anthem at her retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. Dunwoody, the first woman in the U.S. military to achieve the rank of four-star general, retired after 38 years of service. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade)

    GEN Ann E. Dunwoody's Retirement Ceremony

    Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, former commanding general of the Army Materiel Command, salutes during the playing of the national anthem at her retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. Dunwoody, the first woman in the U.S...

  • U.S. Army Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard," participate in Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    GEN Ann E. Dunwoody's Retirement Ceremony

    U.S. Army Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard," participate in Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno gives his remarks during Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. Odierno praised Dunwoody for her accomplishments in the Army and wished her and her husband ret. Air Force Col. Craig Brotchie Godspeed. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    GEN Ann E. Dunwoody's Retirement Ceremony

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno gives his remarks during Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. Odierno praised Dunwoody for her accomplishments in the Army and wished her and...

  • U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody gives her farewell remarks during her retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. Dunwoody, the first female in the U.S. military to achieve the rank of 4-Star General, retired after 38 years of service. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    GEN Ann E. Dunwoody's Retirement Ceremony

    U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody gives her farewell remarks during her retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. Dunwoody, the first female in the U.S. military to achieve the rank of 4-Star General, retired after 38...

  • U.S. Army Soldiers from the Fife and Drums Corps, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard," perform during Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    GEN Ann E. Dunwoody's Retirement Ceremony

    U.S. Army Soldiers from the Fife and Drums Corps, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard," perform during Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy...

  • U.S. Army Soldiers from the Fife and Drums Corps, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard," perform during Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    GEN Ann E. Dunwoody's Retirement Ceremony

    U.S. Army Soldiers from the Fife and Drums Corps, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard," perform during Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy...

  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno presents the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody during her retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. Dunwoody retired after 38 years of service, becoming the first female in the U.S. military to achieve the rank of 4-Star General. She was accompanied by her husband Air Force Col. (ret.) Craig Brotchie. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    GEN Ann E. Dunwoody's Retirement Ceremony

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno presents the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody during her retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. Dunwoody retired after 38 years of...

  • U.S. Army Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard," participate in Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    GEN Ann E. Dunwoody's Retirement Ceremony

    U.S. Army Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard," participate in Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

  • U.S. Army Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard," participate in Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

    GEN Ann E. Dunwoody's Retirement Ceremony

    U.S. Army Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard," participate in Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 15, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)

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