WASHINGTON - MAY 30: U.S. President Barack Obama (C) speaks as (L-R) National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, Navy Admiral ... more 
WASHINGTON - MAY 30: U.S. President Barack Obama (C) speaks as (L-R) National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, Navy Admiral James "Sandy" Winnefeld, and Army Gen. Ray Odierno listen during an event of Department of Defense personnel announcements at the Rose Garden of the White House May 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama has named Dempsey to be the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Winnefeld to be the new vice chairman of the JCS, and Odierno to replace Dempsey as Army Chief of Staff. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) less 
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