White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (center right, wearing sunglasses), Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shahanshah of Iran (left of President Kennedy, wearing sunglasses), and other distinguished guests watch a demonstration of United States Navy and Marine Corps amphibious landing operations at Onslow Beach from Riseley Pier, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The Shahanshah, in the United States on a state visit, joined the President in North Carolina to inspect the U.S. Atlantic Fleet. Seated in the reviewing stand, first row (L-R): Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara (looking through binoculars); Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; the Shahanshah; the President; Commandant of the United States Marine Corps General David M. Shoup; and Congressman Carl Vinson (Georgia). Those seated in the second row include (L-R): Foreign Minister of Iran Abbas Aram; Chief of Naval Operations Admiral George W. Anderson, Jr.; Admiral Robert L. Dennison, Commander in Chief of the Atlantic Command (CINCLANT), Commander in Chief of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, and Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic (SACLANT); and Chief of Staff of the United States Army General George H. Decker. Naval Aide to the President Captain Tazewell Shepard, Jr. (bottom left, wearing sunglasses) sits in front of the reviewing stand.