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Joint Chiefs chairman visits embattled nuke base

June 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Monday was slated to visit a North Dakota Air Force base that has been plagued for years by missteps involving nuclear weapons. Continue Reading

New military chief seeks balance in U.S. power

September 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

while he sees the debt problem as highly important, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey — to be sworn in today as the nation’s chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff — believes the United States cannot be successful in managing its national security and international affairs without asserting influence through a combination of a powerful military, an effective diplomatic corps and a sound economy. Continue Reading

Obama chooses Dempsey to be next Joint Chiefs head

May 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

President Barack Obama has chosen veteran Army Gen. Martin Dempsey to succeed Adm. Mike Mullen as chairman of the military Joint Chiefs of Staff. Continue Reading