President Barack Obama talks with General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, after attending the Armed Forces farewell tribute for Defense Secretary Leon Panetta at Joint Base Myer-Henderson in Arlington, Va., Feb. 8, 2013.

President Barack Obama talks with General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, after attending the Armed Forces farewell tribute for Defense Secretary Leon Panetta at Joint Base Myer-Henderson in Arlington, Va., Feb. 8, 2013.