White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (center, wearing sunglasses) and Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shahanshah of Iran (left of President Kennedy), visit Bogue Field at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina to view a demonstration of the Short Airfield for Tactical Support (SATS). The Shahanshah, in the United States on a state visit, joined the President in North Carolina to inspect the U.S. Atlantic Fleet. Lieutenant General Robert B. Luckey, Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic (left), walks with the President and the Shahanshah; following behind are (L-R): White House Secret Service agent Gerald A. “Jerry” Behn (partially hidden); Naval Aide to the President Captain Tazewell Shepard, Jr.; Commandant of the United States Marine Corps General David M. Shoup; and Major General Richard C. Mangrum, Commanding General, Second Marine Aircraft Wing.