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12/23/2009

Army Chief of Staff Visits Kuwait and Iraq

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. addresses hundreds of soldiers that are preparing to deploy to Iraq during an around the world troop visit at Camp Buhering, Kuwait, Dec. 18, 2009. U.S. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen

12/21/2009

Mullen Assesses Security, Greets Troops During USO Holiday Tour

U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hands out coins to servicemembers stationed at Al-Asad Air Base, Iraq, Dec. 19, 2009. Mullen and his wife Deborah are hosting the USO Holiday troop visit in Afghanistan, Iraq and Germany. They are accompanied by tennis star Anna Kournikova, comedian Dave Attell, tennis coach Nicholas Bollettieri and musician Billy Ray Cyrus. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

12/21/2009

Mullen Visits Kandahar during USO Tour

U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to villagers during a market walk in Nawa, Afghanistan, Dec. 17, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

12/20/2009

Gates Addresses Georgia Grads

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks at the University of Georgia's Winter Commencement Ceremony in Athens, Ga. Dec. 18, 2009. DoD Photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison

12/19/2009

Army Chief of Staff Visits U.S. Troops

Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr., receives an aerial tour of Camp Humphreys, South Korea, in a UH-60 helicopter to observe the local construction projects, Dec. 16, 2009. The funding for military construction projects throughout South Korea between the fiscal years of 2007-2015 is $412 million. U.S. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen

12/18/2009

Mullen Visits Iraq on USO Holiday Tour

U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, briefs the traveling media while in route from Afghanistan to Iraq, Dec. 18, 2009. Mullen and his wife, Deborah, are hosting the 2009 USO Holiday Tour with tennis star Anna Kournikova, comedian Dave Attell, tennis coach Nicholas Bollettieri and musician Billy Ray Cyrus on the tour visiting troops in Afghanistan, Iraq and Germany. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

12/16/2009

Casey Visits Camp Higashi-Chitose, Japan

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. talks with families and soldiers of U.S. Army Alaska Command during a town hall meeting on Fort Richardson, Alaska, Dec. 14, 2009. U.S. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen

12/15/2009

Mullen Visits Afghanistan, Pakistan

U.S. Army 1st Lt . John Billings points out aspects of the mission in the village of Mata Khan in Afghanistan's Paktika province to Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on his annual USO holiday tour, Dec. 15, 2009. Billings is a platoon leader assigned to the 501st Infantry's Blackfoot Company, 1st Battalion. DoD photo by U.S. Navy 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

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