Martin Dempsey

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Martin Dempsey

Martin Edward Dempsey (born March 14, 1952), sometimes known as Marty Dempsey, is a retired United States Army general who served as the 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from October 1, 2011 until September 25, 2015. He previously served as the 37th Chief of Staff of the Army from April 11, 2011, to September 7, 2011. Prior to that, he served as Commanding General, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, from December 8, 2008, to April 11, 2011, as Acting Commander, U.S. Central Command, from March 24, 2008, to October 30, 2008, as Deputy Commander, U.S. Central Command, from August 2007 to March 23, 2008, and as Commanding General, Multi-National Security Transition Command – Iraq (MNSTC-I), from August 2005 to August 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Dempsey has received more than 711,139 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,151st most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Martin Dempsey ranks 1,153 out of 1,194Before him are Irvin McDowell, Miles Dempsey, John Abizaid, Billy Mitchell, Timothy Laurence, and Joseph Dunford. After him are Reginald Dyer, Don Carlos Buell, Chesty Puller, John F. Reynolds, Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset, and William Rosecrans.

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Among people born in 1952, Martin Dempsey ranks 331Before him are Atsuyoshi Furuta, Karen Shakhnazarov, Amy Tan, Yousaf Raza Gillani, Şehrazat, and Allen Collins. After him are Brad Whitford, Albert Camille Vital, Daisuke Gōri, Dahir Riyale Kahin, Joe Alaskey, and Muhtar Kent.

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Among people born in United States, Martin Dempsey ranks 6,604 out of 12,171Before him are Rufus Wilmot Griswold (1815), Method Man (1971), Nils Lofgren (1951), Jimmy Hart (1943), Sam Snead (1912), and Richard Kind (1956). After him are Clive Davis (1932), Haskell Wexler (1922), James Dunn (1901), Harvey Korman (1927), Alley Mills (1951), and Brenda Bakke (1963).


Among military personnels born in United States, Martin Dempsey ranks 90Before him are Christy Mathewson (1880), A. P. Hill (1825), John C. Pemberton (1814), Henry Halleck (1815), Irvin McDowell (1818), and John Abizaid (1951). After him are Don Carlos Buell (1818), William Rosecrans (1819), Michael Mullen (1946), Stanley A. McChrystal (1954), John Schofield (null), and Daniel Harvey Hill (1821).

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