Defense Leaders Meet With Congressional Members on Budget, Brief Reporters

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, speaks with U.S. Rep. Buck McKeon of California at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. Hagel, Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met with members of the House and Senate Armed Services committees and the House Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee to discuss President Barack Obama's budget directive for the 2014 fiscal year and the continuing effects of sequestration on the defense budget. Hagel and Dempsey later briefed reporters. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, speaks with U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, right foreground, U.S. Rep. Adam Smith of Washington, right background, and U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky of Indiana, left foreground, at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, second from right, and Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, second from left foreground, meet with members of the House and Senate Armed Services committees and House Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, speaks with U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, left, at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, left, speaks with
U.S. Rep. Buck McKeon of California, right, at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, left, speaks with U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, meets with U.S. Sens. Carl Levin of Michigan, right, and Thad Cochran of Mississippi, left, at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, brief the press at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. Hagel and Dempsey discussed President Barack Obama's budget directive for the 2014 fiscal year and the continuing effects of sequestration on the defense budget. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, briefs the press at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel briefs the press at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, brief the press at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, brief the press at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Army Maj. Gen. Karen E. Dyson, right, the Army's budget director, and Davis S. Welch, left, the Army's deputy budget director, brief the press at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. Dyson and Welch briefed reporters on the Army side of the 2014 fiscal budget. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Army Maj. Gen. Karen E. Dyson, the Army's budget director, briefs the press at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Davis S. Welch, left, the Army's deputy budget director, and Army Maj. Gen. Karen E. Dyson, right, the Army's budget director, brief the press at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Davis S. Welch, left, the Army's deputy budget director, briefs the press at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Rear Adm. Joseph P. Mulloy, the Navy’s deputy assistant secretary for budget, briefs the press at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. Mulloy discussed the Navy and Marine Corps side of the 2014 fiscal budget. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Robert F. Hale, the Defense Department's comptroller, and Air Force Lt. Gen. Mark Ramsay, the Joint Staff's director of force sructure, resources and assessment, brief the press at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Robert F. Hale, the Defense Department's comptroller, and Air Force Lt. Gen. Mark Ramsay, the Joint Staff's director of force sructure, resources and assessment, brief the press at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Robert F. Hale, the Defense Department's comptroller, briefs the press at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. Hale discussed how the department would efficiently and affordably maintain readiness. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Air Force Maj. Gen. Edward L. Bolton Jr., the Air Force's deputy assistant secretary for budget, briefs the press at the Pentagon, April 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo