Dempsey Attends Allen's Retirement Ceremony at Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers remarks to the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2013 in Annapolis, Md., April 29, 2013. DOD Photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers remarks to the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2013 in Annapolis, Md., April 29, 2013. DOD Photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers remarks to the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2013 in Annapolis, Md., April 29, 2013. DOD Photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers remarks to the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2013 in Annapolis, Md., April 29, 2013. DOD Photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Naval Academy Superintendent Navy Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller, right, walks with Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during an event for the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2013 in Annapolis, Md., April 29, 2013. DOD Photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, center, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, and and his wife, Deanie, share a moment before Allen's retirement ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., April 29, 2013. DOD Photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, left, and Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, right, return salute to a Marine during Allen's retirement ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., April 29, 2013. DOD Photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Members of the U.S. Marine Band, known as "The President's Own," perform during Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen's retirement ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., April 29, 2013. DOD Photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Deanie Dempsey, wife of Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, embraces Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, right during his retirement ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., April 29, 2013. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, center, and Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James F. Amos, left, look on. DOD Photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, left, shakes hands with Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, right, during Allen's retirement ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., April 29, 2013. DOD Photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, right, stands in front of Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, left, and Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James F. Amos before receiving the Defense Distinguished Service Medal during Allen's retirement ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., April 29, 2013. Allen retired after more than 30 years of service to the Maine Corps. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dengrier M. Baez
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, left, pins a Defense Distinguished Service Medal on Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, right, during Allen's retirement ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., April 29, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dengrier M. Baez
  • Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, left, and his wife, Kathy, stand in front of the Marine Corps Color Guard during Allen's retirement ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., April 29, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dengrier M. Baez
  • Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen delivers remarks during his retirement ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., April 29, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dengrier M. Baez
  • Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen delivers remarks during his retirement ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., April 29, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dengrier M. Baez