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Obama Visits Troops on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • President Barack Obama disembarks Air Force One at McGuire Field on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Dec. 15, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Williard
  • President Barack Obama spends time with an audience of 3,000 service members, military families, civic leaders and elected officials inside a Marine hangar on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Dec. 15, 2014. The purpose of the president’s visit to the base was to thank troops for their service. Also speaking at the event were Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Margaret W. Boor, commanding general of the Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command, and Air Force Maj. Gen. Rick Martin, commanding general of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Morris
  • Army Maj. Gen. Margaret W. Boor, commanding general of the Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command, takes a poll of previously deployed service members during a visit by President Barack Obama with an audience of 3,000 service members, military families, civic leaders and elected officials inside a Marine hangar on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Dec. 15, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Morris
  • U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Margaret W. Boor, commanding general of the Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command, speaks during a visit by President Barack Obama with an audience of 3,000 service members, military families, civic leaders and elected officials inside a Marine hangar on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Dec. 15, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Morris
  • President Barack Obama speaks to troops on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Dec. 15, 2014, to thank them for their service.  DoD video still
  • President Barack Obama speaks to an audience of 3,000 service members, military families, civic leaders and elected officials inside a Marine hangar on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Dec. 15, 2014.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Morris
  • President Barack Obama speaks to an audience of 3,000 service members, military families, civic leaders and elected officials inside a Marine hangar on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Dec. 15, 2014.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Morris
  • Service members and DoD civilians shake hands and take photos of President Barack Obama after addressing a crowd of more than 3,000 people at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Dec. 15, 2014. The President visited the joint base to express his gratitude to service members and DoD civilians for serving their country.  U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Scott Saldukas
  • President Barack Obama waves at a crowd at McGuire Field on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Dec. 15, 2014. Obama visited to thank the service members for their ongoing commitment.  U.S. Air Force photo by Robert Williard