Dr. Jill Biden, Odierno Attend "Joining Forces" Event at George Mason University

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno pose for a photo with military children from Fort Belvoir's elementary school during a "Joining Forces" campaign event on educating educators at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Oct. 3, 2012. Biden said more than 100 colleges and universities have signed a commitment to help prepare educators to be more responsive to the social, emotional and academic needs of military children. She and First Lady Michelle Obama launched the campaign in April 2010. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, and members of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and the Military Child Education Coalition announce a milestone during a "Joining Forces" campaign event on educating educators at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Oct. 3, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno speaks about raising his children while serving in the military during a "Joining Forces" campaign event on educating educators at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Oct. 3, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno speaks about raising his children while serving in the military during a "Joining Forces" campaign event on educating educators at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Oct. 3, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Felicity, left, and Abigail Horan, both 7th graders, speak about their experiences as military children during a "Joining Forces" campaign event on educating educators at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Oct. 3, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno brings the microphone closer to Felicity and Abigail Horan as they offer observations during a "Joining Forces" campaign event on educating educators at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Oct. 3, 2012. The Horans are military children attending 7th grade in a Fairfax public school. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, hugs Felicity Horan after she gave a detailed speech about her experience as a military child during a "Joining Forces" campaign event on educating educators at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Oct. 3, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, speaks about being a military mother during a "Joining Forces" campaign event on educating educators at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Oct. 3, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, speaks about being a military mother during a "Joining Forces" campaign event on educating educators at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Oct. 3, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade