Dempsey Meets U.S., Afghan Leaders, Troops in Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, travels aboard a CH-47 helicopter from Bagram to Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012, to meet with leaders from the International Security Assistance Force, U.S. Central Command, U.S. State Department and the Afghan military. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James N. Mattis, commander of U.S. Central Command, and U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, talk in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Marine Gen. John R. Allen, left, commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, and U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James N. Mattis, right, commander of U.S. Central Command, talk with troops at the International Security Assistance Force headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James N. Mattis, center, commander of U.S. Central Command, and U.S. Marine Gen. John R. Allen, right, commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, meet at the International Security Assistance Force headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012. 
 DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James N. Mattis, right, commander of U.S. Central Command, and U.S. Marine Gen. John R. Allen, center, commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, meet at the International Security Assistance Force headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Ambassador James Blair Cunningham, left, talks with U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, right, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the American Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, center, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Afghan Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi, right, chief of the General Staff of the Afghan army, and U.S. Marine Gen. John R. Allen, left, commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, meet at the International Security Assistance Force headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, center, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with troops assigned to the International Security Assistance Force in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Afghan Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi, right, chief of the General Staff of the Afghan army, meet at the International Security Assistance Force headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Afghan Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi, left, chief of the General Staff of the Afghan army, and U.S. Marine Gen. John R. Allen, center, commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, meet at the International Security Assistance Force headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, right, commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, meet at the International Security Assistance Force headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Marine Gen. John R. Allen, right, commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meet at the International Security Assistance Force headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, right, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. Army Lt. Gen. James L. Terry, commander of the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, meet in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, takes a photo with a crew chief aboard a CH-47 Chinook helicopter in Bagram, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, answers questions from Jennifer Griffin, Fox News correspondent, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, prepares to board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at Kabul International Airport, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen