Defense, Government Officials Testify on Sequestration on Capitol Hill

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, left, shakes hands with Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, right, chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, before his testimony on sequestration at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, left, shakes hands with Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama, right, member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, before his testimony on sequestration at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, right, speaks with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, left, before his testimony on sequestration before the Senate Appropriations Committee at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • From left, Danny Werfel, federal controller for the Office of Management and Budget, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, and Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter sit for opening statements during a hearing for the Senate Appropriations Committee on the impact of sequestration in Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, left, listens as Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, right, testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, asks Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter a question during his testimony on sequestration at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • From left, Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and Danny Werfel, federal controller for the Office of Management and Budget, testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo