Valentine's Luncheon at Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Retired U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace and his wife, Lynne, greet servicemembers and their families during a Valentine's Day luncheon at Marine Barracks, Washington,  Feb. 16, 2008. The luncheon, hosted by the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and his wife and supported by the USO,  honored  wounded warriors and their families. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen
  • Retired U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace and his wife, Lynne, greet troops and their families during a Valentine's Day luncheon, Feb. 16, 2008. The luncheon, hosted by Pace and his wife and supported by the USO, honored wounded warriors and their families. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Spc. Jared Larive and his wife, Charlotte, inspect the signature coin given to them by retired U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace during a Valentine's Day luncheon, Feb. 16, 2008. The luncheon, hosted by Pace and his wife, Lynne, and supported by the USO, honored wounded warriors and their families.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen
  • Mary Cheney, daughter of Vice President Richard B. Cheney, serves drinks during a Valentine's Day luncheon, Feb. 16, 2008. The luncheon, hosted by retired U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace and his wife, Lynne, and supported by the USO, honored wounded warriors and their families.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen
  • Gen. James Conway, commandant of the Marine Corps, talks with servicemembers and families during a Valentine's Day luncheon, Feb. 16, 2008. The luncheon, hosted by retired U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace and his wife, Lynne, and supported by the USO, honored wounded warriors and their families.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Staff Sgt. Liliana Caparo shares her observations of Walter Reed and the Veterans Affairs program with Marine Gen. James Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during a Valentine's Day luncheon, Feb. 16, 2008. The luncheon, hosted by retired Marine Gen Peter Pace and his wife, Lynne, honored wounded warriors and their families. It was supported by the USO and catered by Café Milano.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Scott Zabel, center, serves food to servicemembers and their families during a Valentine's Day luncheon, Feb. 16, 2008. The luncheon, hosted by retired U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace and his wife, Lynne, and supported by the USO, honored wounded warriors and their families.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen
  • The Marine Corps band, "President's Own," performed during a Valentine's Day luncheon, Feb. 16, 2008. The luncheon, hosted by retired U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace and his wife, Lynne, and supported by the USO,  honored wounded warriors and their families.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen
  • Family members pose for a photo with retired U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace at the conclusion of a Valentine's Day luncheon, Feb. 16, 2008. The luncheon, hosted by Pace and his wife, Lynne, and supported by the USO, honored wounded warriors and their families.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen
  • Lynne Pace, wife of retired U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace, says farewell to servicemembers at the conclusion of a Valentine's Day  luncheon,  Feb. 16, 2008. The luncheon, hosted by the Paces and supported by the USO, honored wounded warriors and their families.  Defemse Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Marine Corps Majs. Mike Castellano and Brad Weston bid farewell to Marine Lt. Andrew Kinard as he departs a Valentine's Day luncheon, Washington, Feb. 16, 2008. The luncheon, hosted by retired U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace and his wife, Lynne, and supported by the USO, honored wounded warriors and their families.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen