Odierno Visits Leaders, Soldiers in Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Christopher Hughes, commanding general for maneuver for the 3rd Infantry Division and Regional Command South, welcomes U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 20, 2013. Odierno visited the command's soldiers and leaders  to get updates on the preparation of soldiers. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ashley Bell
  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno greets key leaders from Regional Command South in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Feb. 21, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ashley Bell
  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno re-enlists soldiers from Forward Operating Base Frontenac, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2013. Odierno held a group discussion and ate lunch with the soldiers following the ceremony. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ashley Bell
  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno promotes U.S. Army Warrant Officer Shaun Mance to chief warrant officer 2 on Forward Operating Base Frontenac, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ashley Bell
  • U.S. Army Capt. Troy Yoho, right, briefs U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno on current operations at an observation post next to Forward Operation Bases Masum Ghar, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2013.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno receives an operations update at an observation post next to Forward Operation Bases Masum Ghar, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • U.S. Army Col. Michael Getchell, left, briefs U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno on current operations at Forward Operation Bases Masum Ghar, Afghanistan Feb. 22, 2013. Getchell is the commander, 2nd Infantry Division's 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • U.S. Army Col. Michael Getchell, far left, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and U.S. Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Hughes, right, Deputy Commanding General - Maneuver, 3rd Infantry Division, ride in an all-terrain-vehicle on Forward Operation Bases Masum Ghar, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2013. Getchell is the commander, 2nd Infantry Division's 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents the Purple Heart Medal to soldiers assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division's 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team on Forward Operation Bases Masum Ghar, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents coins for excellence to soldiers assigned to the 1st Armored Division's 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, after a reenlistment ceremony on Forward Operation Base Frontenac, Afghanistan Feb. 22, 2013. U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno speaks to soldiers on Forward Operation Base Masum Ghar, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno poses for a group photo with soldiers that just re-enlisted on Forward Operation Base Frontenac, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno speaks to soldiers on Forward Operation Base Masum Ghar, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno holds a group discussion with soldiers assigned to the 1st Armored Division's 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment on Forward Operating Base Frontenac, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno holds a group discussion with soldiers from Forward Operating Base Frontenac, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ashley Bell