Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Amos and Chief of Staff of the Army General Raymond Odierno arrive at the Armed Services Committee hearing on pending legislation regarding sexual assaults in the military in the Senate Hart Office Building on June 4, 2013.
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U.S. military leaders, including all six members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, (L-R) Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant of the Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Vaughn Ary; Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Amos; Judge Advocate General of the Army Lt. Gen. Dana Chipman; Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey; Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Brig. Gen. Richard Gross; Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee on pending legislation regarding sexual assaults in the military June 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. A recent survey of active duty personnel by the Pentagon revealed that 6.1 percent of women and 1.2 percent of men reported receiving 'unwanted sexual contact' in the past year.
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U.S. President Barack Obama (C) speaks while flanked by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (5thL),Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey (5thR), Chief of Staff U.S. Army Gen. Raymond Odierno (6thL), Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James Amos (6thR), and members of the Joint Chiefs at the Pentagon on January 5, 2012 in Washington, DC. President Obama announced U.S. Department of Defense strategic priorities that will guide Pentagon spending over the next 10 years.
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President Barack Obama (2nd L) speaks as (L-R) Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, Navy Admiral James 'Sandy' Winnefeld, and Army Gen. Ray Odierno listen during an event of Department of Defense personnel announcements at the Rose Garden of the White House May 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama has named Dempsey to be the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Winnefeld to be the new vice chairman of the JCS, and Odierno to replace Dempsey as Army Chief of Staff.
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Outgoing Commander of U.S. Forces in Iraq General Raymond Odierno (R) speaks during an award ceremony with U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (L) during the United States Forces-Iraq change of command ceremony in Baghdad between Odierno and Lieutenant General Lloyd Austin September 1, 2010 in Baghdad, Iraq. The military ceremony signaled a formal end to combat operations in Iraq after seven years of war that claimed more than 4,400 American lives.
Army Secretary John McHugh, Chief Warrant Officer Five Debra Blankenbaker and Army Chief of Staff General Raymond Odierno share a laugh during the commencement ceremony for the U.S. Army's annual observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month in the Pentagon Center Courtyard March 31, 2015 in Arlington, Virginia. Blankenbaker was presented with the Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention Innovation Award for her work with the 7th Civil Support Command. In conjunction with the national campaign against sexual assault, The Army announced this year's theme, 'Not in My Squad. Not in Our Army. We are Trusted Professionals,' during the ceremony.
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Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno (L) testifies while flanked by (L-R) Secretary of the Army John McHugh, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh III, during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill March 18, 2015 in Washington, DC. The committee was hearing testimony on President Obamas Defense Authorization Request for FY2016 for of the Department of the Army and the Department of the Air Force.