Gates Taps TRADOC's Dempsey For Army Chief of Staff

By Tony Bertuca / January 6, 2011 at 7:16 PM
Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced today his decision to recommend that President Obama nominate Gen. Martin Dempsey as the Army's next chief of staff. Dempsey is the commander of Army Training and Doctrine Command. He previously served as acting commander of U.S. Central Command from March 2008 to October 2008 and deputy commander of CENTCOM from August 2007 to March 2008, according to his biography posted on TRADOC's website. Dempsey has also served as commanding general of the Multi-National Security...

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