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Pace to Depart as Chairman of Joint Chiefs

Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced Friday that Gen. Peter Pace would be stepping down as chairman of the Chiefs of Staff. Pace has held the position since 2005. Gates said he would recommend Adm. Mike Mullen to replace Pace.

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