Dempsey Visits Colombian Officials, Troops

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listens as Colombian Gen. Alejandro Navas, commander of Colombia's armed forces, speaks at Joint Task Force Vulcano near Tibu, Colombia, March 27, 2012. Dempsey traveled to the area to visit Colombian troops and engineers, and the U.S. troops who helped train them. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to Colombian troops at Joint Task Force Vulcano near Tibu, Colombia, March 27, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • Colombian Gen. Alejandro Navas, commander of Colombia's armed forces, prepares his troops for inspection by Colombian Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon Bueno during a visit by U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in Tibu, Colombia, March 27, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, reads one of the information charts during his visit to Joint Task Force Vulcano near Tibu, Colombia, March 27, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, walks out to his assigned aircraft while speaking with a U.S. Navy counterpart at the Bogota Airport in Bogota, Colombia, March 27, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Colombian Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon Bueno talk on a plane before departing Tibu, Colombia, March 27, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with P. Michael McKinley, U.S. ambassador to Bogota, Colombia, at the Presidential Palace in Bogota, March 27, 2012. Dempsey met with the Colombian officials to discuss finding ways to rebuild the country and maintain a partnership with the ally. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, second from left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with P. Michael McKinley, far left, U.S. ambassador to Bogota, Colombia; Gen. Alejandro Navas, commander of Colombia's armed forces; and Colombian Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon Bueno, right, at the Presidential Palace in Bogota, Colombia, March 27, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon at the Presidential Palace in Bogota, Colombia, March 27, 2012. Dempsey discussed finding ways to rebuild the country and maintain a partnership with the ally. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with Colombian President Juan Manuel Calderon and Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon Bueno at the Presidential Palace in Bogota, Colombia, March 27, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega