Top Officials Testify on Afghanistan Policy

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee at the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 2009. The testimony focused on President Barack Obama's decision to send an additional 30,000 troops to the war in Afghanistan.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee at the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 2009. The testimony focused on President Barack Obama's decision to send an additional 30,000 troops to the war in Afghanistan. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with Sen. John McCain before testifying to the Senate Armed Services Committee at the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 2009.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee regarding President Barack Obamas announcement that he is sending an additional 30,000 troops to the war in Afghanistan, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Dec. 2, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee regarding President Barack Obamas announcement that he is sending an additional 30,000 troops to the war in Afghanistan, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Dec. 2, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Joint Chiefs Chairman U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testify to the Senate Armed Services Committee regarding President Barack Obama's announcement that he is sending an additional 30,000 troops to the war in Afghanistan, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Dec. 2, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Joint Chiefs Chairman U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testify to the Senate Armed Services Committee regarding President Barack Obama's announcement that he is sending an additional 30,000 troops to the war in Afghanistan, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Dec. 2, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Joint Chiefs Chairman U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testify to the Senate Armed Services Committee regarding President Barack Obama's announcement that he is sending an additional 30,000 troops to the war in Afghanistan, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Dec. 2, 2009.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Joint Chiefs Chairman U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testify to the Senate Armed Services Committee regarding President Barack Obama's announcement that he is sending an additional 30,000 troops to the war in Afghanistan, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Dec. 2, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Joint Chiefs Chairman U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee regarding President Barack Obama's announcement that he is sending an additional 30,000 troops to the war in Afghanistan, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Dec. 2, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, left, and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, testify to the House Committee on Foreign Relations regarding President Barack Obama's announcement that he is sending an additional 30,000 troops to the war in Afghanistan, Rayburn House Office Building, Dec. 2, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Joint Chiefs Chairman U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen testifies to the House Committee on Foreign Relations regarding President Barack Obama's announcement that he is sending an additional 30,000 troops to the war in Afghanistan, Rayburn House Office Building, Dec. 2, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Joint Chiefs Chairman U.S.Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, right, and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, testify to the House Committee on Foreign Relations regarding President Barack Obama's announcement that he is sending an additional 30,000 troops to the war in Afghanistan, Rayburn House Office Building, Dec. 2, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley