Obama honored at Armed Forces Farewell Ceremony (16 images)

Military leaders honored President Obama at the armed forces full honor review farewell ceremony in Virginia on Jan. 4. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, thanked President Obama for his commitment and accomplishments as Commander-in-Chief.
Updated: Jan. 5, 2017 at 12:25 PM
President Barack Obama receives a service medal from Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter during his armed forces full honor review farewell ceremony at Joint Base Myers-Henderson Hall, in Virginia on January 4, 2017. The five branches of the military honored the president for his service as he concludes his final term in office. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., during Obama's armed forces full honor review farewell ceremony at Joint Base Myers-Henderson Hall, in Virginia on January 4, 2017. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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President Barack Obama (2nd-R), Vice President Joe Biden (2nd-L) Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. (L) and Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter stand for the National Anthem during President Obama's armed forces full honor review farewell ceremony at Joint Base Myers-Henderson Hall, in Virginia on January 4, 2017. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter during Obama's armed forces full honor review farewell ceremony at Joint Base Myers-Henderson Hall, in Virginia on January 4, 2017. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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An Army Honor Guard stands for President Barack Obama's armed forces full honor review farewell ceremony at Joint Base Myers-Henderson Hall, in Virginia on January 4, 2017. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter during President Obama's armed forces full honor review farewell ceremony at Joint Base Myers-Henderson Hall, in Virginia on January 4, 2017. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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President Barack Obama (C), Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter stand during President Obama's armed forces full honor review farewell ceremony at Joint Base Myers-Henderson Hall, in Virginia on January 4, 2017. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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