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Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to reporters during a media availability at Rosemount Armory in Minnesota. Dempsey had just completed a town hall with Soldiers and Airmen of the Minnesota National Guard. Dempsey answered questions on Post Deployment/Mobilization Respite Absence (PDMRA) Leave for Soldiers of the 1st Brigade, 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, the End of Service of Maj. Mark Weber and several other topics. Available in high definition.

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This work, Gen. Dempsey Interview, by SFC Ben Houtkooper, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.16.2012

Date Posted:08.17.2012 5:20PM


Video ID:152183




Location:ROSEMOUNT, MN, USGlobe

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  • During a visit to Minnesota, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, took the time to visit with Minnesota National Guard soldiers and airmen, Aug. 16, in Rosemount, Minn. Later in the day he presented awards to Army Lt. Col. Mark Weber at an End of Service ceremony.

Gen. Dempsey serves as the principal military adviser to the President, the Secretary of Defense and the National Security Council.

"It is a privilege and honor to host Dempsey during his visit to Minnesota to meet with our service members," said Army Maj. Gen. Richard C. Nash, Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General.

Dempsey started his day with a town hall meeting with more than 300 soldiers and airmen from the Minnesota National Guard. 

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  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, visits with Minnesota National Guard Soldiers and Airmen in Rosemount, Minn. Video by SSG Lynette Hoke.
  • In spite of battling stage four cancer, Lt. Col. Mark Weber of the Minnesota National Guard delivers the Army Birthday address at the Minnesota History Center in Saint Paul on June 14. Weber and his son also sing a Civil War era song in honor of Father's Day. Also available in high definition. Available at: and


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