Mullen Talks Training with Pakistani Leaders
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, March 6, 2008 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff continued U.S. engagement with Pakistan, a crucial ally in the war on terror, during March 4 meetings here with military leaders and Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf.
Chairman Visits Troops on Afghanistan Front
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, March 6, 2008 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff visited with soldiers serving at the leading edge of the counterinsurgency fight in Afghanistan on March 4.
A Focus on Pakistan Counterinsurgency Needs
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, March 6, 2008 – Pakistan is a key ally in the war on terror, and its cooperation with NATO and U.S. forces in Afghanistan is crucial to progress in that country, according to senior U.S. embassy officials here, speaking on background.
Local Partnerships Provide Key to Success
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2008 – The United States is making progress on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan, but what makes that progress real are the partnerships U.S. forces develop with the local security forces and the people, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said here today. Story
Chairman Thanks Troops During Kirkuk Visit
KIRKUK REGIONAL AIR BASE, Iraq, March 4, 2008 – The highest ranking U.S. military officer made a brief visit here to meet with several deployed units March 2.
Troops Proud of Progress, Mission in Iraq
BAGHDAD, March 3, 2008 – There is a new, more upbeat mood among American
troops in Iraq, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today. Navy
Adm. Mike Mullen, fresh from meeting troops of Multinational Division North
in Hawijah, Iraq, and Multinational Division Baghdad in the Rashid district,
said the mood of the troops has improved since his first visit as chairman
Mullen Arrives in Pakistan for Military Talks
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, March 3, 2008 – Navy Adm. Mike Mullen arrived here today for his second set of meetings with Pakistani military leaders in a month. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff arrived in Pakistan’s capital fresh from a trip to Iraq.
Mullen Calls Security Progress in Iraq 'Undeniable'
BAGHDAD, March 3, 2008 – Security progress in Iraq is undeniable, but it is
fragile and must be sustained, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
said today. Story
Mullen Tours Iraqi Depot, Training Area
TAJI, Iraq, March 3, 2008 – It's a sign of the maturation of the Iraqi
military that planners took the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to
visit this sprawling Iraqi logistics base north of Baghdad today.
Petraeus Talks About the Way Ahead in Iraq
BAGHDAD, March 2, 2008 – The top military commander in Iraq gave some
insight today into what he will consider as he prepares to report to the
president and Congress in April on the way ahead. Army Gen. David H.
Petraeus, commander of Multinational Force Iraq, spoke with reporters
accompanying Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,
who is visiting the country. Story
Chairman Visits Transformed 'Wild West' Iraqi City
HAWIJAH, Iraq, March 2, 2008 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
walked through the bustling market street of this Iraqi town today - a town
that al Qaeda ruled just three months ago. Story