Carter Tours USS Theodore Roosevelt in Norfolk, Va.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, center, looks over the hull of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford under construction at Newport News Shipbuilding in Norfolk, Va., Jan. 17, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter addresses sailors and shipyard workers on the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in Norfolk, Va., Jan. 17, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter addresses sailors and shipyard workers on the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in Norfolk, Va., Jan. 17, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, second from left, tours the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in Norfolk, Va., Jan. 17, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, center, listens as he tours the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in Norfolk, Va., Jan. 17, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter smiles as he holds up a command coin he received from a sailor on the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in Norfolk, Va., Jan. 17, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, center, listens while touring the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in Norfolk, Va., Jan. 17, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, center right, joins senior officers for lunch on the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in Norfolk, Va., Jan. 17, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter departs the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in Norfolk, Va., Jan. 17, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Navy Capt. William J. Hart, right, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, offers Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, left, the ship's coin after he visited sailors and shipyard workers in Norfolk, Va., Jan. 17, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter visits a memorial dedicated to fallen Navy Seals after meeting with troops in Norfolk, Va., Jan. 17, 2013. The structural beam in the background was taken from the World Trade Center in New York after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett