Adm. Mullen Bids Farewell to His Israeli Counterparts

Adm Mullen is Greeted Upon Landing in Israel

Adm. Mullen greeted upon landing in Israel by Maj. Gen. Gadi Shamni, Israel's military attaché in the United States and Canada. Photo: Sgt. Ori Shifrin.

Today, US Admiral Michael G. Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived for his last visit on active duty. Adm. Mullen will be hosted by IDF Chief of the General Staff Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, who held an honorary farewell dinner tonight attended by senior IDF commanders, who conveyed their utmost appreciation and respect.

Throughout his tenure, Adm. Mullen greatly contributed to strengthening the steadfast relationship between the IDF and US military; he developed strong personal ties with his Israeli counterparts.

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