Hagel Meets With Officials in Manila, Philippines

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, meets with Harry K. Thomas Jr., U.S. ambassador to the Philippines, at Malacanag Palace in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013. Hagel's visit to the Philippines concludes a four-nation trip that included Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei to meet with defense counterparts. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, meets with Harry K. Thomas Jr., U.S. ambassador to the Philippines, at Malacanag Palace in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, shakes hands with Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks with Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and Foreigh Secretary Albert F. del Rosario at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert F. del Rosario speaks with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel prepares for a press conference with Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, speaks at a press conference with Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks at a press conference at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin speaks at a press conference at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visits the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visits the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visits the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visits the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visits the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler