WASHINGTON - AUGUST 03: U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (C) and Vice Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright (L) share a moment during a farewell ceremony for Cartwright at the... more 
WASHINGTON - AUGUST 03: U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (C) and Vice Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright (L) share a moment during a farewell ceremony for Cartwright at the Marine Corps Barracks August 3, 2011 in Washington, DC. Panetta joined other senior service officials to pay farewell tribute for Gen. Cartwright, who has been serving since 1971 and was the eighth vice chairman for the Joint Chiefs. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) less 
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