WASHINGTON - AUGUST 03: Vice Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright (R) salutes to Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn (L) during a farewell ceremony for him at the Marine Corps... more 
WASHINGTON - AUGUST 03: Vice Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright (R) salutes to Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn (L) during a farewell ceremony for him at the Marine Corps Barracks August 3, 2011 in Washington, DC. Secretary of Defense Leon 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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