• Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks with Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli and his wife, Beth, before Chiarelli's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

    Army vice chief retires after 40 years of service

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks with Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli and his wife, Beth, before Chiarelli's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks with Beth Chiarelli, wife of Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, before her husband's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

    Army vice chief retires after 40 years of service

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks with Beth Chiarelli, wife of Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, before her husband's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks with Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, right, and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno before Chiarelli's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

    Army vice chief retires after 40 years of service

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks with Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, right, and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno before Chiarelli's retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31...

  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta congratulates Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli during his retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012. Army Secretary John M. McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno look on.

    Army vice chief retires after 40 years of service

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta congratulates Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli during his retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012. Army Secretary John M. McHugh and Army Chief of Staff...

  • Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli salutes as the national anthem plays during his retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012. Chiarelli's wife, Beth, joined him.

    Army vice chief retires after 40 years of service

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli salutes as the national anthem plays during his retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012. Chiarelli's wife, Beth, joined him.

  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks at the retirement ceremony for Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

    Army vice chief retires after 40 years of service

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks at the retirement ceremony for Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks at the retirement ceremony for Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

    Army vice chief retires after 40 years of service

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks at the retirement ceremony for Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

  • Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli and his wife, Beth, stand before the Continental Color Guard during his retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

    Army vice chief retires after 40 years of service

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli and his wife, Beth, stand before the Continental Color Guard during his retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

  • Members of the Continental Honor Guard participate in the retirement ceremony for Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

    Army vice chief retires after 40 years of service

    Members of the Continental Honor Guard participate in the retirement ceremony for Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

  • Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli walks across the parade field during his retirement ceremony on Joint base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

    Army vice chief retires after 40 years of service

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli walks across the parade field during his retirement ceremony on Joint base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

  • Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, left, conducts a pass and review during his retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

    Army vice chief retires after 40 years of service

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, left, conducts a pass and review during his retirement ceremony on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

  • The Continental Color Guard participates in the retirement ceremony for Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

    Army vice chief retires after 40 years of service

    The Continental Color Guard participates in the retirement ceremony for Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli retires after 40 years of service in a retirement ceremony on Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Jan. 31.

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