Army Welcomes New Chief of Staff

By David VergunApril 6, 2007

Gen. Casey jokes with Lt. Col. Carl A. Alex, commander of 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, at Forward Operating Base Shield, in the Rusafa area of east Baghdad, Feb. 7, 2007. Gen. Casey liked to meet with leaders, as well as junior Soldiers throughout Iraq on a regular basis.
1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. Casey jokes with Lt. Col. Carl A. Alex, commander of 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, at Forward Operating Base Shield, in the Rusafa area of east Baghdad, Feb. 7, 2007. Gen. Casey liked to meet with leaders, as well as junior Soldiers throughout Iraq on a regular basis. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Bronco Suzuki) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. Casey arrives at Forward Operating Base Dagger in Tikrit, Iraq, in July 2006 for a ceremony marking the 4th Iraqi Army Division taking the lead on security for the provinces of Sulymaniya, Salah Ah Din and Kirkuk. The assumption of responsibilities at that time was at the 50 percent mark on primary control of Iraq by Iraqi security forces; a notable achievement for Gen. Casey and the Soldiers he commanded.
2 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. Casey arrives at Forward Operating Base Dagger in Tikrit, Iraq, in July 2006 for a ceremony marking the 4th Iraqi Army Division taking the lead on security for the provinces of Sulymaniya, Salah Ah Din and Kirkuk. The assumption of responsibilities at that time was at the 50 percent mark on primary control of Iraq by Iraqi security forces; a notable achievement for Gen. Casey and the Soldiers he commanded. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Russell Lee Klika) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. Casey speaks with Iraqi National Security Advisor Mowaffak al-Rubaie at Forward Operating Base Dagger in Tikrit, Aug. 8, 2006.
3 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. Casey speaks with Iraqi National Security Advisor Mowaffak al-Rubaie at Forward Operating Base Dagger in Tikrit, Aug. 8, 2006. (Photo Credit: Chief Petty Officer Tom Jones) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. Casey greets the chairman of the Zafaraniyah District Advisory Council at Forward Operating Base Shield in the Rusafa area of Baghdad, Feb. 7, 2007. Gen. Casey met frequently with leaders of the Iraqi security forces to plan and coordinate operations and to discuss training and humanitarian issues.
4 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. Casey greets the chairman of the Zafaraniyah District Advisory Council at Forward Operating Base Shield in the Rusafa area of Baghdad, Feb. 7, 2007. Gen. Casey met frequently with leaders of the Iraqi security forces to plan and coordinate operations and to discuss training and humanitarian issues. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Bronco Suzuki) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. Casey greets Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Shield, Feb. 7, 2007.
5 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. Casey greets Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Shield, Feb. 7, 2007. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Bronco Suzuki) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. Casey discusses planned and ongoing operations with Polish Army Maj. Gen. Edward Gruska, commander of Multi-National Division - Central South, June 5, 2006, at Camp Echo in Ad Diwaniyah. Gen. Casey values the professionalism and contribution of coalition partners.
6 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. Casey discusses planned and ongoing operations with Polish Army Maj. Gen. Edward Gruska, commander of Multi-National Division - Central South, June 5, 2006, at Camp Echo in Ad Diwaniyah. Gen. Casey values the professionalism and contribution of coalition partners. (Photo Credit: Tech. Sgt. Adrian Cadiz) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. Casey and Polish Army Maj. Gen. Gruska look over a map and plan operations.
7 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. Casey and Polish Army Maj. Gen. Gruska look over a map and plan operations. (Photo Credit: Tech. Sgt. Adrian Cadiz) VIEW ORIGINAL