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Defense Leaders Participate in Army Chief Change

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Left to right: Defense Secretary Ash Carter; Army Secretary John M. McHugh; Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; outgoing Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno; and incoming Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley 
receive a briefing before the start of the change-of-responsibility ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Aug. 14, 2015. During the ceremony, outgoing Odierno relinquished duties to Milley.  DoD photo by U.S. Army Sgt First Class Clydell Kinchen
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks with outgoing Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno before the change-of-responsibility ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Aug. 14, 2015.During the ceremony, Odierno relinquished duties to Army Gen. Mark A. Milley. DoD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Clydell Kinchen
  • Left to right: outgoing Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno; Defense Secretary Ash Carter; Army Secretary John M. McHugh; Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and incoming Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley stand at attention during the change-of-responsibility ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Aug. 14, 2015. During the ceremony, outgoing Odierno relinquished duties to Milley. DoD photo by U.S. Army Sgt First Class Clydell Kinchen
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter delivers remarks during a change-of-responsibility ceremony for outgoing Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and incoming Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Aug. 14, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Clydell Kinchen
  • Left to right: Defense Secretary Ash Carter; Army Secretary John M. McHugh; Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and incoming Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley render honors during a change-of-responsibility ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Aug. 14, 2015. During the ceremony, outgoing Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno relinquished duties to Milley. DoD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Clydell Kinchen
  • Left to right: Defense Secretary Ash Carter; Army Secretary John M. McHugh; Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and incoming Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley render honors during a change-of-responsibility ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Aug. 14, 2015. During the ceremony, outgoing Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno relinquished duties to Milley. DoD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Clydell Kinchen
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter delivers remarks during a change-of-responsibility ceremony for outgoing Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and incoming Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Aug. 14, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Clydell Kinchen
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter embraces outgoing Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno
during the change-of-responsibility ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Aug. 14, 2015. During the ceremony incoming Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley assumed duties. DoD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Clydell Kinchen
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter shakes hands with Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley after the change-of-responsibility ceremony with outgoing Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Aug. 14, 2015. DoD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Clydell Kinchen