Dempsey tapped to be next Army chief of staff
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Defense Sec. Robert Gates said he is recommending Gen. Martin E. Dempsey to be the next Army chief of staff. Dempsey, currently commanding the Army's Training and Doctrine Command at Fort Monroe, Va., would succeed Gen. George Casey, who is expected to retire this spring. Previously, Dempsey served as acting commander of the U.S. Central Command and its deputy commander. Before that, Dempsey was the commander of the 1st Armored Division in Iraq and then led the effort to build and train Iraqi security forces rising to commander of Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq until 2007.
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