White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (center right, at microphones) delivers remarks during the swearing-in ceremony of General Maxwell D. Taylor as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS); General Taylor and Attorney General, Robert F. Kennedy, stand right of President Kennedy. Looking on from the steps of the West Wing Colonnade, beginning at far left (left to right): Military Aide to the President, General Chester V. Clifton; Air Force Aide to the President, Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh; Naval Aide to the President, Captain Tazewell T. Shepard, Jr.; General Omar Bradley; outgoing Chairman of the JCS, General Lyman L. Lemnitzer; Lydia Taylor; Admiral Arthur W. Radford; Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, Lt. General John C. Munn; Secretary of the Navy, Fred Korth; Secretary of the Air Force, Eugene M. Zuckert; Pearle Davenport Taylor; Deputy Secretary of Defense, Roswell Gilpatric; Mary Happer, sister-in-law of General Taylor; unidentified person; Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), John A. McCone; two unidentified persons; former Chief of Staff of the United States Army, General George H. Decker. Photographers observe at right, in the foreground. Rose Garden, White House, Washington, D.C.