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Conversation With
The Country

  April 2010

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Mullen Asks Communities to Assist Veterans

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., April 20, 2010 - Integrating veterans into society is a challenge not only for the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs, but for the communities they’re transitioning into, Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said. Story

Chairman Talks Veteran Issues in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, April 19, 2010 - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Mike Mullen met with community leaders and organizations in Pittsburgh as part of his “conversations with the country” initiative to ensure better futures for Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans. Story

Mullen Lauds Iraqi Forces for Efforts

PITTSBURGH, April 19, 2010 - Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, echoed Vice President Joe Biden’s praise of Iraqi and U.S. security forces for successfully killing the two top leaders of al-Qaida in Iraq. Story

Mullen Reaches Out on Behalf of Veterans

NEW YORK , April 18, 2010 - Investing in America’s military veterans through education and employment opportunities will benefit local communities greatly, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Mike Mullen said. Story | Video

Chairman Stresses Diplomacy With Iran

NEW YORK, April 18, 2010 – Although a U.S. military approach in Iran would hinder Iranian nuclear proliferation, military might isn’t necessarily the best solution, Navy Adm. Mike Mullen said. Story

PHOTOS

Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with military veteran students from Columbia University in New York, April, 18, 2010. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his wife Deborah tour the Columbia University campus in New York City, April 18, 2010. The couple has embarked on a "Conversation with the Country" tour. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley