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Travels with Mullen
U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, promotes U.S. Army 1st Lt. Travis Lee to captain during a ceremony at Combat Outpost Banchee, Iraq, March 1, 2008. U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to children during a visit to Hawijah, Iraq, March 2, 2008.
U.S Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, greets Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf in Islamabad, Pakistan, March 4, 2008. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
U.S Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with Gen. Tariq Majid, chairman of the Pakistani Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Islamabad, Pakistan, March 4, 2008. This was Mullen's second trip to the country in less than a month to discuss regional security and offer assistance in its fight against al Qaeda. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

Mullen Talks Training with Pakistani Leaders

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, March 6, 2008 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff continued U.S. engagement with Pakistan, a crucial ally in the war on terror, during March 4 meetings here with military leaders and Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf. Story 

Chairman Visits Troops on Afghanistan Front

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, March 6, 2008 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff visited with soldiers serving at the leading edge of the counterinsurgency fight in Afghanistan on March 4. Story 

A Focus on Pakistan Counterinsurgency Needs

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, March 6, 2008 – Pakistan is a key ally in the war on terror, and its cooperation with NATO and U.S. forces in Afghanistan is crucial to progress in that country, according to senior U.S. embassy officials here, speaking on background. Story 

Local Partnerships Provide Key to Success

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Mike Mullen responds to a question during a press conference with Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates at the Pentagon, March 5, 2008. Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. ThurlbyWASHINGTON, March 5, 2008 – The United States is making progress on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan, but what makes that progress real are the partnerships U.S. forces develop with the local security forces and the people, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said here today. Story 

Chairman Thanks Troops During Kirkuk Visit

Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with servicemembers at Kirkuk Regional Air Base, Iraq, March 2, 2008. U.S. Air Force photoKIRKUK REGIONAL AIR BASE, Iraq, March 4, 2008 – The highest ranking U.S. military officer made a brief visit here to meet with several deployed units March 2. Story 

 

Troops Proud of Progress, Mission in Iraq

U.S. Nvy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, reenlists
soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team in Taji, Iraq, March 3, 2008. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeleyBAGHDAD, March 3, 2008 – There is a new, more upbeat mood among American troops in Iraq, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, fresh from meeting troops of Multinational Division North in Hawijah, Iraq, and Multinational Division Baghdad in the Rashid district, said the mood of the troops has improved since his first visit as chairman in October. Story 

 

Mullen Arrives in Pakistan for Military Talks

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, March 3, 2008 – Navy Adm. Mike Mullen arrived here today for his second set of meetings with Pakistani military leaders in a month. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff arrived in Pakistan’s capital fresh from a trip to Iraq. Story

Mullen Calls Security Progress in Iraq 'Undeniable'

BAGHDAD, March 3, 2008 – Security progress in Iraq is undeniable, but it is fragile and must be sustained, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today. Story

Mullen Tours Iraqi Depot, Training Area

Mullen at Iraqi logistics baseTAJI, Iraq, March 3, 2008 – It's a sign of the maturation of the Iraqi military that planners took the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to visit this sprawling Iraqi logistics base north of Baghdad today. Story

 

 

Petraeus Talks About the Way Ahead in Iraq

U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, and Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander, Multi-National Forces Iraq, prepare for an office call with Iraqi Defense Minister Abdul Qader at defense headquarters, Baghdad, Iraq, March 3, 2008.BAGHDAD, March 2, 2008 – The top military commander in Iraq gave some insight today into what he will consider as he prepares to report to the president and Congress in April on the way ahead. Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of Multinational Force Iraq, spoke with reporters accompanying Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who is visiting the country. Story

Chairman Visits Transformed 'Wild West' Iraqi City

HAWIJAH, Iraq, March 2, 2008 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff walked through the bustling market street of this Iraqi town today - a town that al Qaeda ruled just three months ago. Story

 

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Mullen Visits Baghdad
Chairman Visits Rashid, Iraq

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