• Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno presents Soldiers from Task Force Vanguard, Task Force Currahee and Task Force Cyclone with the Purple Heart medals, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013.  The Soldiers were awarded the medals for wounds received in action. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno presents Soldiers from Task Force Vanguard, Task Force Currahee and Task Force Cyclone with the Purple Heart medals, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. The Soldiers were awarded the medals for...

  • Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, commander of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), escorts U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno to the Tactical Operation Center in Gamberi, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, commander of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), escorts U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno to the Tactical Operation Center in Gamberi, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and...

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno presents International Joint Command Soldiers with his coin in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno presents International Joint Command Soldiers with his coin in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno meet with deployed Soldiers for breakfast and to have an open discussion about the future of the Army, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013.  Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno meet with deployed Soldiers for breakfast and to have an open discussion about the future of the Army, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to...

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno presents deployed  Soldiers with his coin in Gamberi, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno presents deployed Soldiers with his coin in Gamberi, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

  • Soldiers, including those who were awarded the Purple Heart, listen to U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno speak outside of Regional Command-East Headquarters at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    Soldiers, including those who were awarded the Purple Heart, listen to U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno speak outside of Regional Command-East Headquarters at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and...

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno presents Soldiers from Task Force Cyclone with the Combat Action Badges at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013.  The Soldiers were awarded the Combat Action Badge for actively engaging or being engaged by enemies of Afghanistan while conducting a convoy, June 16, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno presents Soldiers from Task Force Cyclone with the Combat Action Badges at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. The Soldiers were awarded the Combat Action Badge for actively engaging or being engaged...

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno receives a briefing from a Battle Captain in Gamberi, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno receives a briefing from a Battle Captain in Gamberi, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno exchanges gifts with Afghan leadership in Gamberi, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno exchanges gifts with Afghan leadership in Gamberi, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno receives a briefing from Afghan leadership in Gamberi, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno receives a briefing from Afghan leadership in Gamberi, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno meets with Afghan leadership in Gamberi, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno meets with Afghan leadership in Gamberi, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno receives a briefing from Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commanding general (right), Brig. Gen. Ronald F. Lewis, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assualt) deputy commanding general (middle), in Gamberi, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno receives a briefing from Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commanding general (right), Brig. Gen. Ronald F. Lewis, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assualt) deputy commanding...

  • International Joint Command Commander Lt. Gen. Mark Milley escorts Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno to the flight line to depart to his next destination in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    International Joint Command Commander Lt. Gen. Mark Milley escorts Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno to the flight line to depart to his next destination in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during...

  • Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno receives a briefing from Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan Commander Lt. Gen. Kenneth E. Tovo in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno receives a briefing from Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan Commander Lt. Gen. Kenneth E. Tovo in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to...

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno meet with deployed Soldiers for breakfast and to have an open discussion about the future of the Army, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013.  Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno meet with deployed Soldiers for breakfast and to have an open discussion about the future of the Army, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to...

  • Soldiers listen to U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno speak outside of Regional Command-East Headquarters at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

    CSA visits Soldiers, leaders in eastern Afghanistan

    Soldiers listen to U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno speak outside of Regional Command-East Headquarters at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013. Odierno met with U.S. troops and leadership during his trip to Afghanistan.

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Aug. 7, 2013) -- Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno met with U.S. Soldiers and leaders in eastern Afghanistan, Aug. 6, 2013.

Odierno presented command coins, awarded Combat Action Badges and Purple Heart medals to Soldiers, and received briefings on the current transition of Afghanistan mission from U.S. forces to the Afghan National Security Forces.

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