Obama Visits Troops, Military Family Members on Fort Bliss, Texas

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • President Barack Obama boards Air Force One before departing Joint Base Andrews, Md., enroute to Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012. Obama travelled to Fort Bliss, Texas, to address service members and discuss mental health care initiatives for troops and military family members as well as the drawdown in Afghanistan. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Rep. Silvestre Reyes, of Texas, center, and Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, Army vice chief of staff, left, greet President Barack Obama upon his arrival to Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • President Barack Obama greets service members while visiting Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Service members wait to meet President Barack Obama during his visit to Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • President Barack Obama addresses service members and their families during a visit to Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • President Barack Obama addresses service members and their families during a visit to Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Service members listen as President Barack Obama delivers an address during a visit to Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • President Barack Obama addresses service members and their families during a visit to Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • President Barack Obama addresses service members and their families during a visit to Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • President Barack Obama greets service members while visiting Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • President Barack Obama poses for photos with soldiers and family members during a visit to Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • President Barack Obama speaks with Army Col. Mark Landes, commander of 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, on Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • President Barack Obama greets service members while visiting Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley