Part 1: General Via on the Importance of Family Support in Military

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - General Dennis Via was our guest on the July 19 taping of Leadership Perspectives.

General Via is the Commanding General of the Army Materiel Command.  He's new to Huntsville and says he is very impressed with our city.

In this segment of Leadership Perspectives, General Via talks about the important role the family plays in supporting the service member through multiple deployments, moves and other challenges.  He said families are a huge component in the overall success of Redstone Arsenal and the military.

He also talks about the importance of having a four-star command in Huntsville.  AMC, the Army Materiel Command, is one of only three four-star commands in the nation.  It came as a result of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure process.

"I don't think there's any stronger synergy than any place I've served than here," said General Via.