Dempsey, Odierno Honor U.S. Senators at Awards Gala

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers opening remarks during the National Defense University Foundation's American Patriot Award Gala in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses the audience during the National Defense University Foundation's American Patriot Award Gala in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3, 2011. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses the audience during the National Defense University Foundation's American Patriot Award Gala in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3, 2011. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno share a laugh during the National Defense University Foundation's American Patriot Award Gala in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Retired Army Gen. David  H. Petraeus, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, gives his tribute remarks about awardees U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona and U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut during the National Defense University Foundation's American Patriot Award Gala in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3, 2011. 
 U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno gives his tribute remarks about awardees U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona and U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut during the National Defense University Foundation's American Patriot Award Gala in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut walks to the stage to recieve the  2011 National Defense University Foundation American Patriot Award in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut gives his acceptance speech during the National Defense University Foundation's American Patriot Award Gala in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3, 2011. Lieberman is accompanied on stage by Albert C. Zimmerman, far left, chairman of the National Defense University Foundation, Vice Adm. Ann E. Rondeau, President of National Defense University, retired Army Gen. David Petraeus, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona gives his acceptance speech during the National Defense University Foundation's American Patriot Award Gala in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona gives his acceptance speech during the National Defense University Foundation's American Patriot Award Gala in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, congratulates U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona on receiving the Patriot Award during the National Defense University Foundation's annual gala in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3, 2011. U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut also was honored.  DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, share a laugh as U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona looks on during the National Defense University Foundation's American Patriot Award Gala in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3, 2011. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, far right, and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, second from right, help honor U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut and U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona during the National Defense University Foundation's American Patriot Award Gala in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3, 2011. Both Lieberman and McCain received awards. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade