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Under Secretary of the Army, Dr. Joseph W. Westphal spoke to the press about the current state of the Army, lengths of deployment, possible upcoming budget issues, and the value of the Army Reserve and National Guard units to the national defense and the public image of the Army.

Under Secretary of the Army visits Camp Ripley Regional Training Center

Posted: September 23, 2012 - 10:34pm
Steve Kohls The Undersecretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal talks to the press Saturday after touring the Camp Ripley Regional Training Center with Army Maj. Gen. Richard C. Nash, Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General.  Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Steve Kohls The Undersecretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal talks to the press Saturday after touring the Camp Ripley Regional Training Center with Army Maj. Gen. Richard C. Nash, Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General.

The Undersecretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal talks to the press Saturday after touring the Camp Ripley Regional Training Center with Army Maj. Gen. Richard C. Nash, Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General.

Under Secretary Westphal is the second-highest ranking official of the United States Department of the Army.

Westphal presided over an awards ceremony where three soldiers were given The Soldiers Medal.

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