Meeting the chairman

Members of the 313th Recruiting Squadron joined Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in presenting dog tags to players of the U.S. National Men’s Basketball Team at Madison Square Garden on Aug. 25. Each player was presented two dog tags, one with a service member’s name and the other with the player’s name. Team USA will wear the dog tags as they compete at the International Basketball Federation, known as FIBA, World Cup championship tournament in Spain. Before the presentation, Dempsey coined members of the 313th RCS. From left are: Staff Sgt. Jorge Ducos and Tech. Sgt. Dana Bazile, 313th Recruiting Squadron; Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Col. Eric Espino, 360th Recruiting Group commander; Lt. Col. Ray Fernandez, 313th RCS commander; and Tech. Sgt. Gervacio Maldonado and Senior Airman Richie Willis, 313th RCS. (Department of Defense photos)

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