Carter Meets With Jordanian Leaders, Visits With U.S. Troops

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Reginald Maxwell escorts U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter to a troop event near Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. Maxwell is assigned to U.S. Army Central Command.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter addresses U.S. troops in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Douglas Holloway listens as U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter addresses his unit in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. Holloway is assigned to U.S. Army Central Command.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Marquise Washington enjoys a lunchtime conversation with U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter as he visits troops in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. Washington is assigned to U.S. Army Central Command G-6.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter greets Stephanie Williams, deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Amman, Jordan, as he arrives there, Feb. 5, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter thanks Marine guards as he visits the U.S. Embassy in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter receives a warm welcome as he arrives for a meeting with Jordanian Chairman of Defense Gen. Mashal al-Zaben in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter meets with Jordanian Chairman of Defense Gen. Mashal al-Zaben in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter meets with Jordanian Chairman of Defense Gen. Mashal al-Zaben in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter and Jordanian Chairman of Defense Gen. Mashal al-Zaben engage in casual conversation as they exit a meeting in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter shakes hands with Jordan's King Abdullah II at the royal palace in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter meets with Jordan's King Abdullah II at the Royal Palace compound in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter meets with Jordan's King Abdullah II at the royal palace in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter shares lunch with U.S. Army enlisted men and women from U.S. Central Command in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter shakes hands and thanks U.S. troops assigned to U.S. Central Command near Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter signs the guestbook of Brig. Gen. Hussein Al Zyoud, commander of Jordan's border guard security forces, during a visit to Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. DOD Photo By Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter shakes hands with Jordan's Brig. Gen. Hussein Al Zyoud, commander of Jordan's border guard security forces, after a meeting in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013, to discuss Jordan's border security efforts during the ongoing civil conflict in neighboring Syria. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter shakes hands with Jordan's Brig. Gen. Hussein Al Zyoud, commander of Jordan's border guard security forces, after a meeting in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 5, 2013. DOD photo By Glenn Fawcett