Carter Meets with Officials, Troops in Seoul, South Korea

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Gen. James D. Thurman, commander of Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea, greets U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter at U.S. Forces Korea headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.   DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, poses for a photo with U.S. Army Gen. James D. Thurman, commander of Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea, at U.S. Forces Korea headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.   DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, shakes hands with U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Sung Y. Kim at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.   DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, poses for a photo with U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Sung Y. Kim at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right. walks with U.S. Army Gen. James D. Thurman, center, commander of Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea, as they proceed from the U.S. Embassy to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center left, meets with South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Yun Byung-se, center right, in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, listens as he meets with South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Yun Byung-se, right, in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Yun Byung-se, right, speaks with U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter as they meet in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, shakes hands with South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013. The two leaders met to discuss the rebalancing of U.S. forces to the Asia-Pacific region and as well recent provocative actions by North Korea.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, meets with South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, shakes hands with South Korean National Security Chief Kim Jang-soo in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left center, meets South Korean National Security Chief Kim Jang-soo, right center, in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • South Korean Deputy Minister Lim Kwan-bin, right, greets U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter as he arrives for meetings at the Ministry of Defense in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • South Korean Deputy Minister Lim Kwan-bin, left, and South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin, center, point to the view from large windows to U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, as they prepare to sit down for a working lunch in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter holds a press conference to address reporters at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013. Carter took questions from Korean press regarding recent provocative actions on the part of North Korea and reiterated U.S. commitment to South Korea's security.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter holds a press conference at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, shakes hands with South Korean Deputy Minister Lim Kwan-bin after meetings with counterparts at the Ministry of Defense in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • The window of a Black Hawk helicopter provides a view of the urban landscape of Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited with military counterparts in the city. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter receives a tour of Command Post Tango from U.S. Army Gen. James D. Thurman, commander of Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea, in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.   DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, has a parting conversation with U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Sung Y. Kim after a press conference at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.   DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter addresses South Korean and U.S. forces assigned to the Joint Operations Center of Command Post Tango near Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013. Carter thanked the troops for their service and reminded them to thank their family members for the sacrifices they make in serving their countries. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter addresses South Korean and U.S. forces assigned to the Joint Operations Center of Command Post Tango near Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter personally thanks South Korean and U.S. forces assigned to the Joint Operations Center of Command Post Tango near Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, offers his thanks to U.S. Army Gen. James D. Thurman, commander of Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea, as he prepares to depart Command Post Tango near Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett