10 Oct '12, 12pm

"If we want a stronger America, we need to find a way to make our #Veterans a part of it." - GEN @Martin_Dempsey

"If we want a stronger America, we need to find a way to make our #Veterans a part of it." - GEN @Martin_Dempsey

MANHATTAN, Kan. (Oct. 9, 2012) -- The traits that have defined America's service members since the birth of the nation are the same qualities that will be the foundation of a strong United States far into the future, said the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during a visit to Kansas State University, Oct. 1. Gen. Martin Dempsey, the 18th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that today's fighting men and women are who they have always been, individuals shaped by courage, loyalty, resilience, resolve, adaptability, and a passionate curiosity. These qualities, the chairman said, are what will make this generation of veterans vital to the future success of the nation. "We have to allow this generation to contribute," Dempsey said. "If we want a stronger America, we need to find a way to make our veterans a part of it." Turning up the volume on the national conversa...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/88758/

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