Martin E. Dempsey

Martin E. Dempsey

Martin Edward Dempsey , sometimes known as Marty Dempsey, is a retired United States Army general who served as the 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He previously served as the 37th Chief of Staff of the Army from April 11, 2011, to September 7, 2011. Prior to that, he served as Commanding General, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, from December 8, 2008, to April 11, 2011, as Acting Commander, U.S. Central Command, from March 24, 2008, to October 30, 2008, as Deputy Commander, U.S. Central Command, from August 2007 to March 23, 2008, and as Commanding General, Multi-National Security Transition Command – Iraq , from August 2005 to August 2007. Dempsey assumed his assignment as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on October 1, 2011 and stepped down from the Chairmanship on September 25, 2015. He now serves as a professor at Duke University. Wikipedia*

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Martin E. Dempsey has 112 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2003 News Conference as a Commander for the 1st Armored Division of the U.S. Army. The year with the most videos was 2013 with 33 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 4,374 views per program. Most appearances with Leon E. Panetta (20), Chuck Hagel (19), Barack Obama (15). Most common tags: Military, Department of Defense, Budget.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2008 - Present General, U.S. Army Videos: 0


Chair, Joint Chiefs of Staff September 30, 2011 - September 25, 2015 Videos: 102 Chief of Staff, U.S. Army April 11, 2011 - September 7, 2011 Videos: 2 Commanding General, Multi National Security Transition Command - Iraq c. August 1, 2005 - c. July 1, 2007 Videos: 5 Commander, 1st Armored Division, U.S. Army c. June 1, 2003 - c. July 1, 2005 Videos: 3 Commander, U.S. Central Command March 24, 2008 - c. October 30, 2008 Videos: 0 Deputy Commander, U.S. Central Command c. August 1, 2007 - March 23, 2008 Videos: 0

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