White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy presents Distinguished Service Medal to Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, Chief of Staff of the United States Navy. Looking on (L – R): Congressman Charles Halleck (Indiana, left of pillar); Naval Aide to the President Commander Tazewell Shepard, Jr. (right of pillar, wearing uniform); Congressman Daniel J. Flood (Pennsylvania, partially hidden); General Lyman Lemnitzer, Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff (behind and between President Kennedy and Admiral Burke); Congressman L. Mendel Rivers (South Carolina, second from right); Roswell Gilpatric, Deputy Secretary of Defense (far right); others unidentified. Rose Garden, White House, Washington, D.C.