Gen. Martin E. Dempsey assumes duties as 37th CSA

By Staff Sgt. Teddy WadeApril 13, 2011

Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the 37th chief of staff of the Army, stands next to Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates during an arrival and swearing-in ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Handerson Hall, Va., April 11, 2011.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the 37th chief of staff of the Army, stands next to Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates during an arrival and swearing-in ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Handerson Hall, Va., April 11, 2011. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey addresses the crowd during his arrival and swearing-in ceremony as the 37th chief of staff of the Army at Joint Base Myer-Handerson Hall, Va., April 11, 2011.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. Martin E. Dempsey addresses the crowd during his arrival and swearing-in ceremony as the 37th chief of staff of the Army at Joint Base Myer-Handerson Hall, Va., April 11, 2011. (Photo Credit: Leroy Council) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the 37th chief of staff of the Army, stands next to Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates during an arrival and swearing-in ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Handerson Hall, Va., April 11, 2011.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the 37th chief of staff of the Army, stands next to Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates during an arrival and swearing-in ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Handerson Hall, Va., April 11, 2011. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh swears in Gen. Martin E. Dempsey as the 37th chief of staff of the U.S. Army during an arrival and swearing-in ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Handerson Hall, Va., April 11, 2011. Dempsey is accompanied by his wife Deanie.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh swears in Gen. Martin E. Dempsey as the 37th chief of staff of the U.S. Army during an arrival and swearing-in ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Handerson Hall, Va., April 11, 2011. Dempsey is accompanied by his wife Deanie. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL