VIDEO: Irish-American General sings beautiful rendition of the 'Parting Glass' at retirement ceremony

General Martin Dempsey, an Irish-American member of the US military bowed out in style recently.

General Dempsey, who has family hailing from Donegal, had been Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - the highest-ranking military officer in the US Armed Forces.

At his retirement ceremony, after 41 years of military service, General Dempsey led a powerful rendition of the Parting Glass.

It is a heartfelt moment and as the band continues he joins his family before one last salute.

President Obama also spoke at the ceremony to thank General Dempsey for his service.

H/T: Irish Central


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