Applauding Chiarelli

By R. D. WardAugust 6, 2008

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, left, joins Gen. Peter Chiarelli's mother Audrey, center, and wife Beth, right, in applauding Chiarelli's promotion, Aug. 4, 2008. The general, who previously served as senior military assistant to Gates, was both promoted and sworn in as the Army's new vice chief of staff during Pentagon.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, left, joins Gen. Peter Chiarelli's mother Audrey, center, and wife Beth, right, in applauding Chiarelli's promotion, Aug. 4, 2008. The general, who previously served as senior military assistant to Gates, was both promoted and sworn in as the Army's new vice chief of staff during Pentagon. (Photo Credit: R. D. Ward) VIEW ORIGINAL