Mullen Meets With Visiting Chinese General

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Gen. Chen Bingde, chief of the Chinese army's General Staff, sign and exchange menu cards commemorating the visit at the Pentagon, May 17, 2011. DOD Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Army Col. David P. Anders, commander of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, known as the Old Guard, and Gen. Chen Bingde, chief of the Chinese army's General Staff, render honors during the troop review in Comny Hall at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., May 17, 2011. DOD Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, bids farewell to Gen. Chen Bingde, chief of the Chinese army's General Staff, at the Pentagon, May 17, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, greets Gen. Chen Bingde, chief of the Chinese army's General Staff, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., May 17, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, greets a delegate from Chinese Gen. Chen Bingde's staff in Comny Hall at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., May 17, 2011. Bingde is chief of the Chinese army's General Staff. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Gen. Chen Bingde, chief of the Chinese army's General Staff, receive a briefing from Gary Davis, Ceremonies and Special Events Assistant Plans officer for the U.S. Military District of Washington, in Comny Hall at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., May 17, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, thanks U.S. Army Col. Thomas Rotondi Jr., commander of the U.S. Army Band  "Pershing's Own," for the band's joint performance with the Military Band of the People's Liberation Army of China at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., May 16, 2011. DOD Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. speaks to a member of the Military Band of the People's Liberation Army of China backstage after the U.S. and Chinese army bands performed a historic joint concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., May 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listens as Gen. Chen Bingde, chief of the Chinese army's General Staff, gives an interview after a joint performance from both nations' army bands at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., May 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, gives an interview after a joint performance by U.S. and Chinese army bands at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., May 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, center, speak to Gen. Chen Bingde, chief of the Chinese army’s general staff, left, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., May 16, 2011. The military bands of both nations participated in a joint musical performance. DOD Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega