Martin Dempsey

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Martin Dempsey
Martin Edward Dempsey
Martin Edward Dempsey
Bijnaam "Marty"
Geboren 14 maart 1952
Jersey City (New Jersey)
Land/partij Vlag van Verenigde Staten Verenigde Staten
Onderdeel United States Army
Dienstjaren 1974–heden
Rang Army-USA-OF-09.svg Generaal
Leiding over Joint Chiefs of Staff
United States Army
United States Army Training and Doctrine Command
United States Central Command
Slagen/oorlogen Strijd tegen terrorisme

Golfoorlog

Martin Edward Dempsey (Jersey City (New Jersey), 14 maart 1952) is een Amerikaans generaal. Hij is sinds 2011 de Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, de hoogste officier binnen de United States Armed Forces. In 2011 was hij de Chief of Staff of the United States Army. Van 2008 tot 2011 had hij de leiding over de United States Army Training and Doctrine Command. In 2008 had hij tijdelijk de leiding over de United States Central Command.[1]

Militaire loopbaan[bewerken]

Decoraties[bewerken]

  • Defense Distinguished Service Medal
  • Army Distinguished Service Medal
  • Defense Superior Service Medal
  • Legion of Merit
  • Bronze Star with Valor
  • Meritorious Service Medal (United States)
  • Joint Service Commendation Medal
  • Achievement Medal with bronze Oak Leaf Cluster
  • Joint Meritorious Unit Award with bronze Oak Leaf Cluster
  • Valorous Unit Award with bronze Oak Leaf Cluster
  • Superior Unit Award with bronze Oak Leaf Cluster
  • National Defense Service Medal with two bronze service stars
  • Southwest Asia Service Medal with three bronze service stars
  • Iraq Campaign Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Army Overseas Service Ribbon with award numeral "4"
  • NATO Medal voor dienst in ISAF
  • Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia)
  • Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait)
  • Combat Action Badge
  • Basic Parachutist Badge
  • Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge
  • Army Staff Identification Badge
  • 1st Armored Division Combat Service Identification Badge
  • 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Distinctive Unit Insignia
  • 7 Overseas Service Bars
Voorganger:
William Fallon
Commander of the United States Central Command
2011
Opvolger:
David Petraeus
Voorganger:
William Scott Wallace
Commander of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command
2008–2011
Opvolger:
John Sterling
Voorganger:
George Casey
Chief of Staff of the United States Army
2011
Opvolger:
Raymond Odierno
Voorganger:
Mike Mullen
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
2011–