President Barack Obama meets with Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. and Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, left, in the Oval Office, Sept. 30, 2014.

President Barack Obama meets with Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. and Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, left, in the Oval Office, Sept. 30, 2014.