Dempsey Visits New Hampshire Air National Guard Headquarters, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Brenda M. Blonigen, command chief for the 157th Air Refueling Wing, talks with Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire upon their arrival to Pease Air National Guard Base in Portsmouth, N.H., July 8, 2013. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan, left, talks with Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at Pease Air National Guard Base in Portsmouth, N.H., July 8, 2013.  DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, greets employees of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, July 8, 2013. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, tours Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, July 8, 2013. Dempsey met with government and military leaders while also visiting the shipyard's employees. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listens during a visit to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, July 8, 2013. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, tours facilities and talks with employees at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, July 8, 2013.  DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, front center, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, poses for a photo with U.S. senators, U.S. representatives and employees of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, July 8, 2013. “Today's visit was an important opportunity for our nation's top military officer to witness firsthand the irreplaceable contributions that Portsmouth Naval Shipyard makes to our national security by providing exceptional maintenance of the Navy's attack submarine fleet,” said U.S. Sens. Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen, both of New Hampshire; U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King, both of Maine; U.S. Reps. Mike Michaud and Chellie Pingree, both of Maine; and U.S. Reps. Ann McLane Kuster and Carol Shea-Porter, both of New Hampshire, in a joint statement.  DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listens to a presentation while visiting the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, July 8, 2013. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, back, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte; and U.S. Reps. Carol Shea-Porter and Ann McLane Kuster receive a briefing on New Hampshire National Guard activities in Portsmouth, N.H., July 8, 2013. All elected officials represent New Hampshire. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Sens. Kelly Ayotte, left, and Jeanne Shaheen, right, both of New Hampshire, listen as Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, makes a comment during a discussion with defense industry leaders and representatives in Portsmouth, N.H., July 8, 2013. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, back center; U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte; and U.S. Reps. Carol Shea-Porter and Ann McLane Kuster participate in a discussion with defense industry leaders and  and representatives in Portsmouth, N.H., July 8, 2013. All elected officials represent New Hampshire. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, shakes hands with Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Michael Ploof, Senior NOC of the Year at Pease Air National Guard Base, before a meeting at the base in Portsmouth, N.H., July 8, 2013.  DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, back center; U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte, both of New Hampshire; and U.S. Reps Carol Shea-Porter and Ann McLane Kuster, both of New Hampshire, receive a brief in front of a model of a new KC-46A refueled model at Pease National Air Guard Base in Portsmouth, N.H., July 8, 2013.  DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, departs New Hampshire Air National Guard headquarters at Pease National Air Guard Base in Portsmouth, N.H., July 8, 2013. 
 DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, right foreground, and Kelly Ayotte, back right, and U.S. Reps. Carol Shea-Porter, left back, and Ann McLane Kuster on an Air Force G5 aircraft en route to Washington, D.C., July 8, 2013. All elected officials represent New Hampshire. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen