U.S. Central Command Commander General Joseph L. Votel Visits Lebanon

U.S. Army Gen Joseph L. Votel, commander United States Central Command, and Gen Joseph Aoun, commander Lebanese Armed Forces, salute Lebanese service members during a welcoming ceremony June 6, 2017. Votel visited Lebanon and met with key leaders within the area. (Department of Defense photo by U.S.

U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Commander General Joseph L. Votel is visiting Lebanon on June 6 to meet with Lebanese Armed Forces and government leaders to discuss key security issues.  General Votel will reaffirm the U.S. government’s commitment to the Lebanese-American partnership to counter the threat of terrorism and support the Lebanese Armed Forces in their capacity as the sole defender of Lebanon.