091008-N-0696M-022 .U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff welcomes Lt. Gen. Hamad Mohammed Thani Al-Rumaithi, chief of staff, United Arab Emirates Armed Forces to the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Oct. 8, 2009. The (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley/Released)………