Defense Officials Testify on Capitol Hill

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Caroline talks with Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, before a hearing on the impact of sequestration for the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2013.   DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Robert F. Hale, the Defense Department's comptroller, and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno take their seats to testify on the impact of sequestration before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2013.   DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • From left to right, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III; Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mark E. Ferguson; Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter; Robert F. Hale, the Defense Department's comptroller; Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno; Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos; and National Guard Bureau Chief Gen. Frank J. Grass testify on sequestration before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2013. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter testifies on the impact of sequestration before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2013.   DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • From left to right, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III; Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mark E. Ferguson; Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter; Robert F. Hale, the Defense Department's comptroller; Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno; Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos; and National Guard Bureau Chief Gen. Frank J. Grass testify on the impact of sequestration before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2013. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • The Senate Armed Services Committee holds a hearing on the impact of sequestration with Defense Department leaders in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2013. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • From left to right, Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mark E. Ferguson; Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter; Robert F. Hale, the Defense Department's comptroller; Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno; and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos testify on sequestration before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2013.



  DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Sens. Bill Nelson of Florida, Jack Reed of Rhode Island and Carl Levin of Michigan, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, listen to testimony on the impact of sequestration from Defense Department leaders in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2013. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies on the impact of sequestration before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2013.   DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona participates in a hearing on the impact of sequestration before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2013.   DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies on the impact of sequestration before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2013.   DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter and Robert F. Hale the Defense Department's comptroller, testify on the impact of sequestration before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2013.   DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, left, and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos listen to questions during a hearing about the impact of sequestration before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade
  • Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III testifies with a panel of Defense Department leaders on the impact of sequestration before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington,  D.C., Feb. 12, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Scott M. Ash