Panetta, Dempsey Honor Clinton in Pentagon Ceremony

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton and Dempsey's wife, Deanie, share a few laughs before the start of the ceremony at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt Sun L. Vega
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta hosts a farewell tribute and award ceremony in honor of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013.
 DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt Sun L. Vega
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton walk down a Pentagon corridor in preparation for her farewell tribute and award ceremony on Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt Sun L. Vega
  • Audience members render honors to the colors during the playing of the national anthem at a farewell and award ceremony in honor of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Pentagon, Feb.14, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt Sun L. Vega
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, stand at the beginning of the ceremony to present the secretary with the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, presents former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, center, with the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks at a ceremony for former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton who is being presented with the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, speaks at a ceremony for former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton who is being presented with the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, listen as Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, speaks at a ceremony to present Clinton with the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton receives a standing ovation at her award cremony hosted at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt Sun L. Vega
  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks after she is presented the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Army Secretary John McHugh and Deanie Dempsey, wife of Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listen to remarks at the farewell ceremony honoring former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. DOD Photo By: U.S. Army Staff Sgt Sun L. Vega
  • Audience members applaud the former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during her remarks at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt Sun L. Vega
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, and presents former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, with the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, presents former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with Joint Distinguished Civilian Service Award at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt Sun L. Vega