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November 2009 Archive

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Army Spouse Wins Operation Rising Star

Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Commander Brig. Gen. Reuben D. Jones, right, presents a boarding pass to Operation Rising Star winner Lisa Pratt as co-host GeNienne Samuels, left, applauds at Wallace Theater on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 20, 2009. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps


Gates Attends Security Forum in Nova Scotia

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addresses the audience as Canadian Minister of National Defense Minister Peter MacKay, left, and Craig Kennedy, president of the German Marshall Fund, look on during the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nov. 20, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen


Gates, Mullen Attend National Guard Leadership Conference

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks to about 2,400 adjutants general and assistant adjutants general for ground and air; division and brigade commanders; wing commanders; and senior enlisted advisors during the annual National Guard Joint Senior Leadership Conference in National Harbor, Md., Nov. 19, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen


Lynn Speaks at Cornell University Law School

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III looks at the reading room with Stuart Schwab, dean of Cornell University Law School, left, at the law school in Ithaca, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2009. Lynn, an alumnus of the school, discussed detainee affairs and cyber security in his remarks to about 100 students. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen


Military Honors Lost World War ll Crew

Members of the U.S. Army Ceremonial Honor Guard carry the remains of a fallen servicemember from a World War II B-25 crew during an interment ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 17, 2009. The crew was lost Dec. 5, 1942, near Papua, New Guinea, and the ceremony honored seven of its members. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class William Selby


U.S. and Iraqi Troops Train in Iraq

U.S. Army paratroopers and Iraqi commandos and scouts exit a Marine CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter during joint air assault training on Camp Ramadi, Iraq, Nov. 15, 2009. The goal of the training was to learn each side's standard procedures for future joint missions. The U.S. soldiers are assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, which is serving as an Advise and Assist Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Michael J. MacLeod


U.S. and Indian Soldiers Conduct Yudh Abhyas

U.S. and Indian soldiers share information about vehicles and weapons systems at the static display after the opening ceremony for Yudh Abhyas, an exercise on Camp Bundela, India, Oct. 12, 2009. The soldiers are assigned to the 25th Infantry Division's 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team. Yudh Abyas is a bilateral exercise involving the armies of India and the United States. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Rodney Jackson


Obama Visits Elmendorf Air Force Base

President Barack Obama addresses military personnel and civilians on Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 12, 2009. The president visited the base to meet with service members and offer remarks to the local community. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Laura Turner

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