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November 2006

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11/30/2006

Chemical and Biological Recon Exercise

U.S. Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit’s enhanced chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear team, look for a container holding a mock chemical/biological agent between the stowage of the ship's hangar bay, during a chemical/biological agent reconnaissance exercise on board the USS Essex, Nov. 14, 2006. The team conducted a three-day shipboard ECBRN training exercise focusing on the proper response measures and techniques for handling ECBRN-related scenarios for visit, board search and seizure missions on ships and other structures. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kamran Sadaghiani

11/29/2006

Pace Gives Pentagon Briefing

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace walks to the podium to begin a press conference at the Pentagon, Nov. 29, 2006. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen

11/29/2006

Pace Speaks at Penn University

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Peter Pace begins a day-trip to Philadelphia by boarding a C-37 aircraft at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Nov. 28, 2006. The chairman spoke to Wharton masters of business administration students at the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia, Nov. 28, 2006. Established in 1881, the school is the world's first collegiate business school. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen

11/23/2006

Thanksgiving Visit to Afghanistan

U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. William J. Gainey, second from right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has a Thanksgiving Day meal with servicemembers at Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, Nov. 23, 2006. Gainey visited troops in Afghanistan, accompanied by Army Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel R. Wood, the top enlisted member in Combined Joint Task Force Afghanistan, and country music singer Michael Peterson. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher DeWitt

11/22/2006

Rumsfeld Meets Afghan Defense Minister

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, right, escorts Afghan Minister of Defense Abdul Rahim Wardak through an honor guard cordon before entering the Pentagon Nov. 21, 2006. The two defense leaders will meet over a traditional American Thanksgiving meal to discuss the current situation in Afghanistan. Defense Dept. photo by R. D. Ward

11/16/2006

Rumsfeld at American Spectator Dinner

Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld meets with an injured Armed Forces member during the American Spectator annual dinner at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 2006. Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby

11/14/2006

Pace in Kosovo

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Marine Gen. Peter Pace and German Lt. Gen. Roland Kather, commander of Kosovo Forces, begin a meeting at Saltina Airfield, Kosovo, on Nov. 14, 2006. The generals discussed the NATO mission in Kosovo. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen

11/12/2006

Veterans Day at the Vietnam Wall

People begin to gather at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Veterans Day to watch the Vietnam Memorial ceremony, Nov. 11, 2006. Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby

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