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Dempsey Meets With Israeli Leaders, Receives Award

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with Israeli Maj. Gen. Yaacov Ayish upon his arrival in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 9, 2015. Dempsey is visiting Israel to discuss regional threats and the state of the U.S.-Israeli military-to-military relationship. DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with Israeli Defense Chief Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot while U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel B. Shapiro, back left, talks with Maj. Gen. Yaacov Ayish, defense attaché to the United States, before they participate in a honor guard ceremony in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 9, 2015.   DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, salutes during the playing of the U.S. and Israeli national anthems during his arrival ceremony in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 9, 2015.  DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, conducts a pass and review of an Israeli honor guard during his arrival ceremony in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 9, 2015.  DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, completes a pass and review of an Israeli honor guard during his arrival ceremony in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 9, 2015.    DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel B. Shapiro at the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 9, 2015.   DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Israeli Defense Chief Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot, left, shows displays to U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, outside his office in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 9, 2015.   DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Israeli Defense Chief Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot offers remarks before he presents the Distinguished Ally of Israeli Defense Forces award to U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, inTel Aviv, Israel, June 9, 2015. DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, receives the Distinguished Ally of Israeli Defense Forces award from Israeli Chief of Defense Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 9, 2015 DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Israeli Defense Chief Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot, shake hands Dempsey received the Distinguished Ally of Israeli Defense Forces award Tel Aviv, Israel, June 9, 2015.  DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses senior leaders from Israel's defense forces after he received the Distinguished Ally of Israeli Defense Forces in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 9, 2015.  DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 9, 2015.   DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 9, 2015.   DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 9, 2015. DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, center right, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with Israeli Defense Chief Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot, center left, in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 9, 2015.    DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen