31Oct, 2019

President Price in DC: Discussing University Priorities and Celebrating General Martin Dempsey

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Duke Today | October 18, 2019

President Vincent Price returned to Washington, D.C. on October 16 for a day of meetings and events that emphasized a host of Duke’s federal priorities and cultivated both new and existing relationships.
Price met with Representative Nita Lowey (D-NY), chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee. He thanked her for her steadfast support of […]

2Oct, 2019

A Lifetime of Service: Dempsey’s Marshall Medal Highlights Legacy of Leadership

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Association of the United States Army | October 2, 2019

 
Retired Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the 18th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and 37th Army chief of staff, was selected by the Council of Trustees of the Association of the U.S. Army as the 2019 recipient of the George Catlett Marshall Medal for sustained commitment […]

6Sep, 2019

Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter U.S.

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The New York Times | September 6, 2019
By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael D. Shear

The White House is considering a plan that would keep most refugees who are fleeing war, persecution and famine out of the United States, significantly cutting back a decades-old program, according to current and former administration officials.
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In a letter to Mr. Trump on […]

21May, 2019

Obama’s Top General Slams Trump Military Pardons as ‘Abdication of Moral Responsibility’

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Washington Examiner| May 21, 2019
By John Gage

Retired Gen. Martin Dempsey slammed President Trump for his plan to pardon several military members charged with war crimes.
“Absent evidence of innocence or injustice the wholesale pardon of US service members accused of war crimes signals our troops and allies that we don’t take the Law of Armed Conflict seriously. Bad […]

21Mar, 2019

Retired General Officer Optimistic About Future

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RedstoneRocket | March 20, 2019
By Wendy Reeves

During times of political and economic turmoil, retired Gen. Martin Dempsey offered hope when he spoke at the University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Distinguished Lecture Series.

“Fear is such a powerful, powerful emotion,” Dempsey told a crowd of about 250 business and community leaders at the UAH Student Services Building […]

13Mar, 2019

In a Complicated Time, U.S. Leadership Requires Allies, says Former Chair of Joint Chiefs

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The University of Alabama in Huntsville | March 12, 2019
By Jim Steele

In a connected world awash in 24-hour news cycle information and disinformation, the United States will continue its vital global leadership role as long as its leaders remember the reasons for established global alliances, Gen. Martin Dempsey told defense and community leaders at The University […]

5Feb, 2019

Tom Brokaw: The Demands of Leadership

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Mr. Brokaw recalls a meeting with Gen. Martin Dempsey in Iraq.

The New York Times | February 5, 2019
By Tom Brokaw, Opinion
To the Editor:
Re “The General and His Tweets,” by Carol Giacomo (Editorial Observer, Feb. 2):
The tweets about leadership by Martin Dempsey, the retired Army general, reminded me of a meeting I had with him in Iraq, where […]

13Nov, 2018

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Says There is ‘no plan for soldiers to come in contact with immigrants’

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The Duke Chronicle | November 6, 2018
By Xinchen Li

Gen. Joseph Dunford—chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff—delivered a talk Monday night about the U.S. military in a time of geopolitical strain.

As the Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and the nation’s highest-ranking and senior-most military officer, Dunford said his responsibility is to ensure the U.S. military is […]

6Nov, 2018

Several Former Military Leaders Speak Out Against Troops Sent To U.S.-Mexico Border

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National Public Radio | November 5, 2018
By Mary Louise Kelly

MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST:

A wasteful deployment of overstretched soldiers and Marines – that is one reaction to President Trump’s decision to send U.S. troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. And that reaction comes from a former chairman of the joint chiefs, retired General Martin Dempsey. He is […]

3Nov, 2018

Former Generals Worry that Trump’s Border Mission Uses Troops as a Political Tool

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Washington Post | November 2, 2018
By Greg Jaffe and Dan Lamothe

President Trump’s decision to send as many as 15,000 troops to the southern border has drawn sharp and unusual criticism from former military leaders, who have called the deployment “wasteful” and raised worries that the president might be using the military as a political tool […]