In Memoriam: Former Joint Chiefs Chairman Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, then-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, listens to  U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Stanley F. Cherrie, assistant deputy commander-maneuver for Task Force Eagle. Shalikashvili and Cherrie are touring the Task Force Eagle operational area in Bosnia and Herzegovina, April 25, 1996.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jon E. Long
  • Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, then-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, emerges from the capsule of missile site Echo 1 on Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., April 9, 1996. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. John Thibodeau
  • U.S. Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, then-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, 
visits with U.S. Marines of Combat Service Support Detachment 61 of the 2nd Force Service Support Detail following ceremonies to deactivate Joint Task Force 160, Jan. 18, 1996. The task force, an Army-Navy-Marine Corps-Air Force joint unit, supervised construction and operation of the refugee camps that housed tens of thousands of Haitian and Cuban migrants before they were returned to their homelands or relocated. U.S. Navy photo by Cmdr. Alan Dooley
  • U.S. Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, then-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to soldiers of participating countries during exercise Partnership for Peace at Fort Polk, La., Aug. 18, 1995. Soldiers from three NATO and 14 other central and eastern European countries are developing their combined peacekeeping skills during the exercise at the Joint Readiness Training Center.  U.S. Air Force photo by Airmen 1st Class Brian Price
  • U.S. Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, then-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, shares a laugh with a U.S. Marine who is one of the guards providing security around the perimeter of the port facility of Camp Haitien during Operation Uphold Democracy in Port Au Prince, Haiti, Oct. 1, 1994. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Then-U.S. Defense Secretary William J. Perry and U.S. Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, then-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, tour the port area at Camp Haitien in Haiti, Sept. 24, 1994. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. J. R. Tricoche
  • U.S. Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, then-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Tipper Gore, wife of Vice President Al Gore, share a laugh during a briefing on the Departure/Arrival Control Group operation on Rhein-Main Air Base in Germany, Aug 6, 1994, in support of humanitarian relief airlift to Rwanda.   U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airmen Mark Borosch
  • U.S. Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, then-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right,  and U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. James L. Jones, then-chief of staff for Joint Task Force Provide Promise, meet with heads of state and United Nations military commanders in support of Operation Provide Promise in Zagreb, Croatia, March 31, 1994. Photo by Sgt Yvette Walden
  • U.S. Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, then-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, and Madeleine Albright, then-U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, attend a meeting in support of Operation Provide Promise on Camp Pleso in Zagreb, Croatia, March 30, 1994. Photo by Sgt Yvette Walden
  • U.S. Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, then-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is surrounded by soldiers operating on Sword Base, Mogadishu, Somalia, Dec. 19, 1993, during his tour of United Nationsl Operations in Somalia II operations. UNOSOM II is in direct support of Operation Restore Hope. U.S. Army photo