• General Pierre De Villiers, Chief of Defense, France, lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, April 23, 2014.

    Ally honors fallen heroes while in Washington

    General Pierre De Villiers, Chief of Defense, France, lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, April 23, 2014.

  • General Pierre De Villiers, Chief of Defense, France and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, render honors during an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, April 23, 2014.

    Ally honors fallen heroes while in Washington

    General Pierre De Villiers, Chief of Defense, France and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, render honors during an Armed Forces Full Honors...

  • General Pierre De Villiers, Chief of Defense, France and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, render honors to the French flag following an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, April 23, 2014.

    Ally honors fallen heroes while in Washington

    General Pierre De Villiers, Chief of Defense, France and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, render honors to the French flag following an Armed...

ARLINGTON, Va. (April 23, 2014) -- General Pierre De Villiers, Chief of Defense, France, paid his respects to America's fallen heroes during an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying ceremony with Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

De Villiers was in Washington to discuss matters of mutual interest with White House officials and the U.S. Joint Chief of Staff, General Martin Dempsey.

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