Dempsey Hosts Ceremonies in Afghanistan, Meets With U.S., Iraqi Leaders in Baghdad

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, conducts a re-enlistment ceremony for U.S. Army Staff Sgt. James Kelly on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, Aug. 21, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, conducts a re-enlistment ceremony for U.S. Army Staff Sgt. James Kelly on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, Aug. 21, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, signs paperwork certifying the reenlistment of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. James Kelly on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, Aug. 21, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosts an awards ceremony on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, Aug. 21, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 
presents a Bronze Star to a soldier on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, Aug. 21, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, presents a medal to a soldier on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, Aug. 21, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen, right, commander of the U.S. Office of Security Cooperation in Iraq, and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talk while flying over Baghdad, Aug. 21, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen, right, commander of the U.S. Office of Security Cooperation in Iraq, and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talk after landing in Baghdad, Aug. 21, 2012. 
 DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Acting U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Robert Stephen Beecroft, right, meets with U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Aug. 21, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Iraqi army Gen. Zebari Babakir, left, chief of defense, greets U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, right, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, after his arrival in Baghdad, Aug. 21, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Iraqi army Gen. Zebari Babakir, left, chief of defense, meets with U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, right, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in Baghdad, Aug. 21, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, right, meets with U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in Baghdad, Aug. 21, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, right, meets with U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in Baghdad, Aug. 21, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • The chief of staff to Iraq's prime minister talks with U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, after a meeting in Baghdad, Aug. 21, 2012.
 DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen