2017-20 USA Basketball Chairman Retired General Martin E. Dempsey

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General Martin E. Dempsey addresses the media about USA Basketball's Hoops For Troops program prior to the USA Men's National Team's exhibition game against the Dominican Republic in 2014 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Jesse D Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

2017-20 USA Basketball Chairman Retired General Martin E. Dempsey

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Prior to a pratice, General Martin E. Dempsey spoke to the 2014 USA Men's National Team about the meaning of representing your country. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

2017-20 USA Basketball Chairman Retired General Martin E. Dempsey

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General Martin E. Dempsey and members of the 2012 USA Women's National Team stop for a group photo during the team's visit to Arlington National Cemetery. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

2017-20 USA Basketball Chairman Retired General Martin E. Dempsey

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin E. Dempsey (left), USA Basketball Men’s National Team Managing Director Jerry Colangelo (middle) and USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski (right) shared their thoughts with Airmen from Nellis Air Force Base (Nev.) during a leadership panel discussion on Aug. 13, 2015. (DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen/Released)

2017-20 USA Basketball Chairman Retired General Martin E. Dempsey

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USA Basketball Men's National Team managing director Jerry Colangelo and General Martin E. Dempsey catch up following a USA Men's National Team meeting. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

2017-20 USA Basketball Chairman Retired General Martin E. Dempsey

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General Martin E. Dempsey and two-time Olympic gold medalist Kobe Bryant during a visit to Arlington National Cemetery in 2012. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

2017-20 USA Basketball Chairman Retired General Martin E. Dempsey

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General Martin E. Dempsey salutes as the 2012 USA National Team places a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a 2012 USA Men's National Team's visit to Arlington National Cemetery. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

2017-20 USA Basketball Chairman Retired General Martin E. Dempsey

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General Martin E. Dempsey, then Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, walks with USA head coach Geno Auriemma during the 2012 USA Women's National Team's visit to Arlington National Cemetery. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

2017-20 USA Basketball Chairman Retired General Martin E. Dempsey

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General Martin E. Dempsey and USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski share a moment following a National Team meeting in Las Vegas. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

2017-20 USA Basketball Chairman Retired General Martin E. Dempsey

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Following a 2016 USA Basketball Men's National Team practice session at the United Center in Chicago, selected youngsters and family members from T.A.P.S. (Tragedy Assistance Programs for Survivors) had an opportunity to interact with members of the team. Paul George (left) and General Martin E. Dempsey (right) talk with a young girl who was part of the program. T.A.P.S. is a support organization for people who have lost loved ones in the Armed Forces. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

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General Martin E. Dempsey, then Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke to the crowd during a special ceremony between members of the U.S. military and the USA Basketball Men's and Women's National Teams at the DC Armory in Washington, DC, on July 14, 2012. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

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General Martin E. Dempsey stops to give some background information to the 2012 USA Women's National Team during its tour of Arlington National Cemetery in July 2012. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

2017-20 USA Basketball Chairman Retired General Martin E. Dempsey

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The 2016 USA Basketball Men’s & Women’s National Teams partnered with the teams4taps program, which provides meaningful opportunities for surviving family members to engage with sports teams and athletes, to have more than 75 surviving military children serve as ball kids and anthem buddies, standing with the USA national team players during national anthem performances and during selected games of their 2016 USA Basketball Showcase presented by Verizon exhibition tours.

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General Martin E. Dempsey Chairman and two-time Olympic gold medalist Swin Cash pose for a photo during the USA Women's National Team visit to Arlington National Cemetery in 2012. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

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2013-16 USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo (right) and General Martin Dempsey (left) addressed fans prior to the USA's game versus the Dominican Republic National Team on August 20, 2014 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

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General Martin E. Dempsey greets Kyrie Irving prior to the 2014 USA Men's National National Team's practice at the Madison Square Garden. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

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General Martin E. Dempsey greets three-time Olympian LeBron James during the 2012 USA Men's National Team's visit to Arlington National Cemetery on July 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

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