Panetta Concludes NATO Meeting in Brussels

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta receives a warm reception from France's Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian as they prepare to meet at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 21, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left center, meets with France's Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, right center, at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 21, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, left, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, and British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond stand for a group photo with other NATO defense ministers while attending meetings at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 21, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, fifth from right, front row, stands for a group photo with other NATO defense ministers while attending meetings at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 21, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, and U.S. Ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder arrive for meetings at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, greets British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond as they prepare to meet at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 22, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left center, and British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond, right center, lead discussions during a bilateral meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, talks with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 22, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, greets Pierre Vimont, executive secretary general of the European External Action Service, before a meeting of representatives of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left center, participates in a meeting of representatives of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, participates in a meeting of representatives of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta enters a briefing room to hold a press conference after participating in two days of meetings with NATO defense ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta holds a press conference after participating in two days of meetings with NATO defense ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 22, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta holds a press conference after participating in two days of meetings with NATO defense ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 22, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta holds a press conference after participating in two days of meetings with NATO defense ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 22, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Pentagon Press Secretary George E. Little, left, gestures toward reporters as U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta takes questions during a press conference after participating in two days of meetings with NATO defense ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Feb. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder, right, thanks U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta as they address a group of U.S. workers assigned to NATO at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta thanks members of the motorcycle police force who escorted his motorcade throughout his two-day visit as he met with NATO defense ministers at NATO headquarters in brussels, Feb. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta gives two thumbs up as he departs Brussels, Feb. 22, 2013, after attending two days of meetings with NATO defense ministers at NATO Headquarters. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett