Defense Officials Honor Cartwright in Farewell Ceremony

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • The U.S. Marine Corps Drum & Bugle Corps performs at the farewell ceremony for Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Marines from Alpha Company stand ready during the farewell ceremony for Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Senior leaders render honors to Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta during the farewell ceremony for Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, left, reacts to comments by Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta during the general's farewell ceremony at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta makes remarks during the farewell ceremony for Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III makes remarks during the farewell ceremony for Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Eric Stockton holds the Defense Distinguished Service Medal before it is presented to Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during a farewell ceremony at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, salutes during the playing of the national anthem at a farewell ceremony in his honor at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, salutes during the playing of the national anthem at a farewell ceremony in his honor at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III prepares to award Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Defense Distinguished Service Medal during the general's farwell ceremony at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III awards Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Defense Distinguished Service Medal during the general's farewell ceremony at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses the audience during his farewell ceremony at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, pauses as he addresses the audience during his farewell ceremony at the Marine Corps Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, listens to final remarks made by Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during the general's farewell ceremony at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses the audience during his farewell ceremony at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Umbrellas open as it begins to rain during the farewell ceremony for Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, salutes during a final pass and review at his farewell ceremony at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, salutes during a final pass and review at his farewell ceremony at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, salutes during a final pass and review at his farewell ceremony at the Marine Corps Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Marines from the Body Bearers Section, Bravo Company, fire a saluting battery at the farewell ceremony for Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Marines from the Body Bearers Section, Bravo Company, hold the last smoking shells from a saluting battery during the farewell ceremony for Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta talks to Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during Cartwright's farewell ceremony at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • The U.S. Marine Corps Drum & Bugle Corps performs at the farewell ceremony for Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta departs with Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, after the conclusion of the general's farewell ceremony at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey