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Senior military leader visits Minnesota Soldiers and Airmen

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey (right) is greeted at the St. Paul Air National Guard base by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton, Minnesota Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Rick Nash, and 133rd Airlift Wing Commander, Col. Greg Haase upon his arrival Aug. 16, 2012. Dempsey, America's highest ranking military officer, is in Minnesota to attend a ceremony recognizing the service of Lt. Col. Mark Weber, the Director of Strategic Communication for the Minnesota National Guard. Dempsey is taking the opportunity to attend a town hall for Airmen and Soldiers of the Minnesota National Guard.



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This work, Senior military leader visits Minnesota Soldiers and Airmen [Image 1 of 13], by SMSgt Mark Moss, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.16.2012

Date Posted:08.17.2012 11:02

Photo ID:646971

VIRIN:120816-Z-US162-108

Resolution:2100x1500

Size:2 MB

Location:ST. PAUL, MN, USGlobe

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