2008 Atlantic Council Award Gala

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Media mogul Rupert Murdoch, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Atlantic Council president Frederick Kempe and U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, participate in a panel prior to the Atlantic Council of the United States Distinguished Leadership Award Gala, April 21, 2008.  Defense Dept 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, listens to the remarks of media mogul and fellow awardee Rupert Murdoch at the Atlantic Council of the United States Distinguished Leadership Award Gala, April 21, 2008. Mullen and Murdoch, along with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and international pianist Evgeny Kissin, were recipients of the award. The Atlantic Council promotes constructive U.S. leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the central role of the Atlantic community in meeting challenges of the 21st century.  Defense Dept photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks at the Atlantic Council of the United States Distinguished Leadership Award Gala, April 21, 2008.  Defense Dept 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, walks to the stage to receive the Atlantic Council of the United States Distinguished Military Leadership Award, April 21, 2008. Defense Dept 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 after receiving the Atlantic Council of the United States Distinguished Military Leadership Award, April 21, 2008.  Defense Dept 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 after receiving the Atlantic Council of the United States Distinguished Military Leadership Award the April 21, 2008.   Defense Dept 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, congratulates former British Prime Minister Tony Blair at the conclusion of the Atlantic Council of the United States Distinguished Leadership Award Gala, April 21, 2008. Both were recipients of the award. Defense Dept photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James Jones, chairman, Atlantic Council of the United States; Alexis Glick, vice president, Fox Business News; U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; former British Prime Minister Tony Blair; media mogul Rupert Murdoch and international pianist Evgeny Kissin pose for a photo at the conclusion of the Atlantic Council of the United States Distinguished Leadership Award Gala, April 21, 2008.  Defense Dept photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley