White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (center, wearing sunglasses), Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shahanshah of Iran (left of President Kennedy), and other distinguished guests watch a demonstration of the Short Airfield for Tactical Support (SATS) at Bogue Field, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina. The Shahanshah, in the United States on a state visit, joined the President in North Carolina to inspect the U.S. Atlantic Fleet. Those pictured include: Admiral Robert L. Dennison, Commander in Chief of the Atlantic Command (CINCLANT), Commander in Chief of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, and Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic (SACLANT); Senator Richard B. Russell (Georgia); Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara; Ambassador of Togo Dr. André Akakpo; Major General Mohammad Amir-Khatami, Commanding General of the Imperial Iranian Air Force; Secretary of the Navy Fred Korth; Ambassador of Vietnam Tran Van Chuong; Commandant of the United States Marine Corps General David M. Shoup; Ambassador of Peru Fernando Berckemeyer; Congressman Carl Vinson (Georgia); Chief of Staff of the United States Army General George H. Decker; Lieutenant General Robert B. Luckey, Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic; Ambassador of Pakistan Aziz Ahmed; Naval Aide to the President Captain Tazewell Shepard, Jr.; White House Secret Service agent Gerald A. “Jerry” Behn; and Ambassador of South Korea General Il Kwon Chung.