Mullen Attends Academy Bowl Games

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses the U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons football team on Dec. 30, 2009, before their appearance in the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas. The Falcons defeated the University of Houston Cougars 47-20 on New Years Eve. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses the U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons football team on Dec. 30, 2009, before the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff greets the U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons and gives them commemorative coins before the Armed Forces Bowl on New Year's Eve in Fort Worth, Texas. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, left, receives a U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons football ball cap from senior nose guard Ben Garland on Dec. 30, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • The Armed Forces Color Guard marches off the field after presenting the colors at the seventh annual Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, Dec. 31, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with Army Spc. Jason Williamson, a wounded warrior in transition at Fort Hood, Texas, during the seventh annual Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, Dec. 31, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, greets a young fan at the seventh annual Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, Dec. 31, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Air Force Academy quarterback Jared Tew turns the corner for a first down during the Falcons' defeat of the University of Houston Cougars 47-20 during the seventh Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, on Dec. 31, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Air Force Academy running back Asher Clark runs for a touchdown during the Falcons' defeat of the University of Houston Cougars 47-20 at the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, Dec. 31, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • The U.S. Air Force Academy defensive line tackles University of Houston wide receiver L.J. Castile during the seventh annual Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, Dec. 31, 2009. The academy defeated the University of Houston 47-20. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, receives the Great American Patriot Award from retired Army Col. Tom Dials, chairman of Armed Forces Insurance, at the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, Dec. 31, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses the crowd after receiving the Great American Patriot Award during the seventh annual Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, Dec. 31, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, enlists 125 new servicemembers at the seventh annual Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, on Dec. 31, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, presents coins to the 125 new service members he enlisted at the seventh annual Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, Dec. 31, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen celebrate a touchdown during the academy's 35-13 victory over the University of Missouri Tigers at the 2009 Texas Bowl held in Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Dec. 31, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen celebrate a touchdown during the academy's 35-13 victory over the University of Missouri Tigers during the 2009 Texas Bowl in Houston, Texas, Dec. 31, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen quarterback Ricky Dobbs runs during the academy's 35-13 victory over the University of Missouri Tigers at the 2009 Texas Bowl in Houston, Texas, Dec. 31, 2009. Dobbs ran for 166 yards and had three touchdowns. He was named the most valuable player of the game. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen quarterback Ricky Dobbs pitches to running back Andre Byrd during the academy's 35-13 victory over the University of Missouri Tigers during the 2009 Texas Bowl in Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas on Dec. 31, 2009. Dobbs ran for 166 yards and had three touchdowns. He  was named the most valuable player in the game. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen quarterback Ricky Dobbs watches the clock wind down on the academy's 35-13 victory over the University of Missouri Tigers at the 2009 Texas Bowl at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas on Dec. 31, 2009. Dobbs earned the game's most valuable player award. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley