THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
September 28, 2014
President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Ashraf Ghani, President-elect of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Kabul, Afghanistan to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Ashraf Ghani, President-elect of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, on September 29, 2014.
The Honorable John David Podesta, Counselor to the President, will lead the delegation.
Members of the Presidential Delegation:
The Honorable James B. Cunningham, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Department of State
General John F. Campbell, U.S. Army, Commander ISAF / USFOR-A
The Honorable Catherine Russell, U.S. Ambassador-at-large for Global Women’s Issues, Department of State
The Honorable Dan Feldman, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Department of State
The Honorable Jeff Eggers, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Afghanistan and Pakistan, National Security Council
Ms. Caroline Wadhams, Senior Advisor, Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, Department of State
Mr. Larry Sampler, Assistant to the Administrator, Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs, United States Agency for International Development
Staff Sergeant Thomas J. Daley, U.S. Army Special Operations Command
Sergeant Miroslav Kazimir, U.S. Marine Corps