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The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff greeted soldiers and U.S. personnel during a visit to the headquarters of the Estonian 1st Brigade in Tapa, about 60 miles east of Estonia's capital city of Tallinn. Story
Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, held two days of discussions with military and political leaders in Estonia, and met with U.S. rotational forces and Estonian troops who are training together. Story
The Syrian refugee crisis and the "terrible human suffering" could cause Europe to become "more involved in the Syrian conflict," according to the top U.S. military officer. Story
Dempsey Meets With U.S. Troops, Estonian President
Chairman Meets With Estonian Leaders
General Martin E. Dempsey serves as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He previously served as the Army’s 37th Chief of Staff from April 11, 2011 through Sept. 7, 2011. Assignments have taken him and his family across the globe during both peace and war from Platoon Leader to Combatant Commander, and as chairman. He is a 1974 graduate of the United States Military Academy and a career armor officer. Biography