Dr. Biden, Mrs. Mullen Launch Military Spouse Partnership

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Clifford L. Stanley, undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness, listens as Deborah Mullen, wife of Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks during the kickoff for the Military Spouse Employment Partnership at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2011. The partnership promotes meaningful, long-term employment opportunities between America's employers and military spouses. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Thomas J. Donohue, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, welcomes participants during the kickoff of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership at the chamber in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Members of the military community listen to speakers during the kickoff of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Clifford L. Stanley, undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness, speaks during the kickoff of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Members of America's business community sign a symbolic contract to promote meaningful employment opportunities for military spouses during the kickoff of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washingoton, D.C., June 29, 2011.  DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Robert L. Gordon III, deputy assistant secretary of defense for military community and family policy, addresses the audience before introducing Deborah Mullen, wife of Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the kickoff of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Deborah Mullen, wife of Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, sits with members of the military community during the kickoff of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Deborah Mullen, wife of Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses audience members at the Military Spouse Employment Partnership kickoff at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, applauds the military community during the kickoff of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, greets audience members at the Military Spouse Employment Partnership kick-off at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Deborah Mullen, a top military spouse as the wife of Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with military spouses during the kickoff of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2001. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, and Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talk during the kickoff of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2011. Mullen's wife, Deborah, spoke at the event. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Kristi Hamrick Brown and Jennifer Pilcher, wife of Navy Cmdr. Eddie Pilcher, talk with Deborah Mullen during the launch of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, talks with Deborah Mullen, wife of Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during the launch of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman ofo the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with Thomas J. Donohue, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, during the kickoff of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership at the chamber in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, listens to military spouses during the kickoff of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2011. DOD photo by Linda Hosek