4Dec, 2017

The New Leadership Environment Part II: Yeats on Leadership

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Linkedin | November 2, 2017
By General Martin E. Dempsey

I first became interested in the poetry of William Butler Yeats in graduate school. By that time I had accumulated enough life experience to help make sense of this prolific poet, who wrote of folklore, history, romance, heroism, and mysticism in the years between his first published book of […]

4Dec, 2017

The New Leadership Environment Part I: The Era of the Digital Echo

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Linkedin | October 9, 2017
By General Martin E. Dempsey

I was fond of my analog mechanical bathroom scale. If I didn’t like its reading, I could shift my feet a little to the left or a little to the right to move the dial to a weight more to my liking. I didn’t know or care what my […]

16Nov, 2016

Retired Gen. Martin Dempsey Elected USA Basketball Chairman

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International Basketball Federation | November 15, 2016

USA Basketball has elected retired General Martin E. Dempsey, the 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as their new chairman.

“I am excited to join USA Basketball and to become part of a legacy of excellence both on and off the court,” Dempsey said in a USA Basketball […]

19Sep, 2016

Why We Stand for the Flag: Gen. Dempsey

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USA Today | September 18, 2016
By Gen. Martin E. Dempsey

In the course of everyday life, there are very few opportunities for the people of the United States to come together, pause and reflect on the hope that is only possible with freedom and democracy. Our national anthem is a statement of respect for this hope, not a declaration that […]

9Sep, 2016

Retired General Martin Dempsey Emphasizes Importance of Religion in Developing Moral Values

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The Chronicle | September 9, 2016
By Frances Beroset 

Photo by Sanjeev Dasgupta | The ChronicleMartin Dempsey discussed maintaining his faith in a war environment and the changing face of American military Thursday night.Martin Dempsey, retired United States army general and 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke about his experiences in the military Thursday evening.

The talk, sponsored by the Duke Catholic Center, was titled “Faith in Geopolitics: A Personal Experience.” Dempsey told stories about his time as a young […]

3Aug, 2016

Gen. Dempsey To Fellow Officers: Stay Off The Political Battlefield

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NPR News | August 3, 2016

Two retired generals spoke at the national political conventions last month — one in favor of the Democratic candidate and one for the Republican.

These high-profile appearances have spurred a third retired general to step forward. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is asking his […]

30Jul, 2016

Military leaders Do Not Belong at Political Conventions

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The Washington Post, Letters to the Editor| July 30, 2016

By Gen. Martin E. Dempsey

The military is not a political prize. Politicians should take the advice of senior military leaders but keep them off the stage. The American people should not wonder where their military leaders draw the line between military advice and political preference. And our […]

9Dec, 2015

Duke to Recognize Abele; Board Updated on Academic, Financial Issues

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Duke Today | December 4, 2015

DURHAM, NC – The Duke University Board of Trustees reviewed a range of academic and campus topics at their meeting that concluded Saturday afternoon, and also heard from President Richard Brodhead on plans to commemorate a significant figure in Duke history.

Brodhead reported to the board that he has initiated a process […]

8Oct, 2015

Fort Bragg Report: Gen. Dempsey Named Fellow at Duke University

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The Fayetteville Observer| October 1, 2015
By Drew Brooks

The former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, newly retired Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, has been named a 2016 Rubenstein Fellow at Duke University, the school announced today.

Dempsey will serve in residence at the university during the spring 2016 and fall 2016 semesters. …

1Oct, 2015

Gen. Martin Dempsey Named 2016 Rubenstein Fellow at Duke

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Duke Today | October 1, 2015

Durham, NC – Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation’s highest-ranking military officer, has been named a 2016 Rubenstein Fellow at Duke University, President Richard H. Brodhead announced Thursday.

Dempsey will be in residence at Duke in the spring 2016 and fall 2016 […]