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Travels with Dempsey, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

September 2014
Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is in Croatia conducting counterpart visits with the Croatian defense chief. Earlier this week, Dempsey was in Lithuania where he participated in the NATO Military Committee Chiefs of Staff meeting. Dempsey also visited France, where he met with his counterpart to further solidify their relationship.

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Dempsey Recaps NATO Meetings in Lithuania

Russia's continuing aggression in Ukraine, vulnerabilities posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and other threats were among the chief topics in meetings with NATO's chiefs of defense in Lithuania, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

In a statement summarizing the meetings, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey added that today's agreement between Afghanistan's presidential candidates to form a new national unity government "puts us in a much better place than we were a week ago."

"Now we need a signed security agreement and a NATO [status of forces agreement], both of which should be accomplished fairly quickly," Dempsey said. Story

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Map of travel locations: France, Lithuania, Croatia.

France, Lithuania, Croatia.

Clickable map-pin for France. Clickable map-pin for Lithuania. Clickable map-pin for Croatia.
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Photo of Dempsey with French army Gen. Pierre de Villiers with Ohama beach in the background.

Dempsey Visits Normandy

Photo of Dempsey with French army minister. In the background, there are three traditionally decorated military horse men.

Dempsey Meets French Counterparts

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