White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy and Prime Minister of the Somali Republic, Dr. Abdirashid Ali Shermarke (center left), step off the reviewing platform, following arrival ceremonies in honor of Prime Minister Shermarke; Ambassador of the Somali Republic, Dr. Omar Mohallim Mohamed, walks behind President Kennedy. Standing right of platform (L-R): Chief of Staff of the United States Army, General Earle G. Wheeler; Military Aide to President Kennedy, General Chester V. Clifton; Air Force Aide to President Kennedy, Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh; Naval Aide to President Kennedy, Captain Tazewell T. Shepard, Jr. Also pictured: U.S. Chief of Protocol, Angier Biddle Duke; U.S. State Department interpreter, Neil Seidenman; Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Dr. Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa; U.S. State Department Protocol officer, Richard J. Gookin; U.S. Deputy Chief of Protocol, William J. Tonesk; U.S. Assistant Chief of Protocol for Visits and Public Events, Samuel L. King. The Executive Office Building is visible in background. South Lawn, White House, Washington, D.C.