Bidens Visit U.S. Troops in Iraq

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army Gen. Raymond Odierno, commander of U.S. Forces Iraq, speaks at a naturalization ceremony for more than 150 servicemembers while Vice President Joe Biden, center, and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, look on in the Al Faw Palace on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010. The Bidens are visiting Iraq to celebrate Independence Day with American troops.  DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Vice President Joe Biden, center, congratulates a soldier on becoming a U.S. citizen during a naturalization ceremony in Al Faw Palace on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010. Biden's wife, Dr. Jill Biden, and Army Gen. Raymond Odierno, left, commander of U.S. Forces Iraq, also attended the event during which more than 150 U.S. servicemembers became U.S. citizens.   DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • U.S. troops take the citizenship oath during a naturalization ceremony in Al Faw Palace on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010. More than 150 servicemembers became citizens in a ceremony attended by Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden.   DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Vice President Joe Biden poses with troops in the Oasis Dining Facility on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010.   DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Vice President Joe Biden eats lunch and chats with soldiers at the Sports Oasis dining facility on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010. Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, spent Independence Day visiting Iraq and mingling with soldiers.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Teri Hansen
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, shares lunch with female soldiers at the Oasis Dining Facility on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010. Biden spoke with the soldiers about their family-related issues and concerns.  DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Vice President Joe Biden greets a soldier in the Oasis Dining Facility on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010.  DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Vice President Joe Biden greets a soldier in the Oasis Dining Facility on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010.  DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, greets a soldier at a sports facility on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010.  DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, greets a soldier at the Oasis Dining Facility on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife surprised U.S. troops in Iraq with an Independence Day visit.   DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, greets a soldier at the Oasis Dining Facility on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010.  DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • A soldier beams as she hugs Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, at a sports facility on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010.  DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Army Col. John Norris, brigade commander, presents Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden,  a U.S. flag that was flown over the 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team's headquarters on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010.  DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, speaks with soldiers of the 2nd Infantry Division's 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team during an Independence Day barbecue on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010.  DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, speaks with soldiers of the 2nd Infantry Division's 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team during an Independence Day barbecue on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010.  DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, speaks with soldiers of the 2nd Infantry Division's 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team during an Independence Day barbecue on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010.  DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, visits with soldiers of the 2nd Infantry Division's 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team during an Independence Day barbecue on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010.  DoD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, warmly greets a soldier of the 2nd Infantry Division's 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team during an Independence Day barbecue on Camp Victory, Iraq, July 4, 2010.  DoD photo by Elaine Wilson