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Gen. Pace Tapped to Head Joint Chiefs of Staff

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Gen. Pace Tapped to Head Joint Chiefs of Staff

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Gen. Pace Tapped to Head Joint Chiefs of Staff

Gen. Pace Tapped to Head Joint Chiefs of Staff

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President Bush names Marine Gen. Peter Pace to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. If confirmed, he will succeed Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers. Pace saw combat in Vietnam and was a commander in the ill-fated U.S. military intervention in Somalia.

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