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US CJCS Gen. Martin Dempsey Visits Yad VaShem

January 20, 2012

 

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States Military, General (****) Martin E. Dempsey, arrived yesterday, for a short visit in Israel as part of a visit to the region.

 

During his visit, General Dempsey held a private meeting with Lt. Gen. Gantz, as well as a briefing with senior commanders of the General Staff, focusing on cooperation between the two militaries, as well as mutual security challenges.

 

General Dempsey was greeted at the IDF General Headquarters in Camp Rabin (Kirya), by an <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZQbFYvGrwk"IDF honor guard.

 

Pictured above is General Dempsey's visit at the Yad VaShem Holocaust Memorial Museum, where he paid respect to the memory of Holocaust victims.

 

For more information: Four-Star General Martin E. Dempsey to Visit Israel

 

Photos by Sgt. Ori Shifrin, IDF Spokesperson Unit.

 

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Taken on January 20, 2012