Hagel Meets With Chinese Defense Minister at Pentagon

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel welcomes Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan as he arrives for meetings at the Pentagon, Aug. 19, 2013. The two defense leaders met to discuss issues of mutual importance.
 DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel welcomes Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan as he arrives for meetings at the Pentagon, Aug.19, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel welcomes Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan as he arrives for meetings at the Pentagon, Aug. 19, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan to the Pentagon, Aug. 19, 2013. DoD Photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan face the band and color guard during the playing of national anthems at the Pentagon, Aug. 19, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan face the band and color guard during the playing of national anthems at the Pentagon, Aug. 19, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan signs the guestbook as he arrives for meetings with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at the Pentagon, Aug. 19, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, third on right, and Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan, third on left, meet at the Pentagon, Aug. 19, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel makes opening comments as he meets with Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan, not pictured, at the Pentagon, Aug. 19, 2013. 
 DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, third on right, and Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan, third on left, meet at the Pentagon, Aug. 19, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan makes an opeing statement as he meets with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (not pictured) at the Pentagon, Aug. 19, 2013.
 DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan hold a joint news conference to brief reporters at the Pentagon, Aug. 19, 2013. The two defense leaders met throughout the day to discuss a broad range of issues, including rebalancing U.S. forces to the Asia-Pacific region and military-to-military relations. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan answers questions from reporters as he and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (not pictured) hold a joint news conference at the Pentagon, Aug.19, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel listens as a reporter from People's Daily asks a question as he and Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan (not pictured) hold a joint news conference at the Pentagon, Aug. 19, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan hold a joint news conference to brief reporters at the Pentagon, Aug. 19, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel walks with Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan after a press briefing at the Pentagon, Aug.19, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo