White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy speaks at arrival ceremonies for President of Togo, Sylvanus Olympio. On platform (L-R): President Olympio; President Kennedy; Togolese Ambassador to the United States, Dr. André Akakpo; Chief of Staff of the United States Army, General George H. Decker (in back, wearing hat); US Ambassador to Togo, Leon B. Poullada; Under Secretary of State, George Ball (behind Ambassador Poullada); US Chief of Protocol, Angier Biddle Duke. Also pictured: Air Force Aide to President Kennedy, Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh (below platform at left); Naval Aide to President Kennedy, Captain Tazewell Shepard (behind platform at right, hands folded); White House Secret Service agents, Bob Lilley, Sam Sulliman, and Roy Kellerman. US Marine Band stands in background. Military Air Transport Service (MATS) Terminal, Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C.