Hagel, Dempsey Meet Officials in Seoul, South Korea

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Thomas S. Vandal, commanding general of the 2nd Infantry Division, fly over Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013. Hagel visited several different military units along the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel flies over Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel observes a gunnery range at Rodriguez Live-Fire Range in South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013. Hagel visited with several military units along the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel observes a gunnery range at Rodriguez Live-Fire Range in South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013. Hagel visited with several military units along the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets troops from the 2nd Infantry Division in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addresses troops from the 2nd Infantry Division in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addresses troops from the 2nd Infantry Division in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addresses troops from the 2nd Infantry Division in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, greets South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin upon arriving at the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center right, and South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin pose for a photograph with South Korean special forces at the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, and Republic of Korea Minister of Defense Kim Kwan-jin stand at Observation Post Ouellette at the Demilitarized Zone in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel briefs the press in front of the North Korean boarder at Freedom House and Conference Row at the Demilitarized Zone in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, receives a brief as a North Korean soldier takes pictures of him through a window at Freedom House and Conference Row at the Demilitarized Zone in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visits several American military camps in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, promotes a Marine during a visit at an American military camp in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013. Hagel will visit with Korean counterparts and participate in the celebration festivities marking the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel answers a question from a soldier assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center left, and Republic of Korea Minister of Defense Kim Kwan-jin stand at Observation Post Ouellette at the Demilitarized Zone in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel briefs the press in front of the North Korean border as North Korean soldiers video tape him at Freedom House and Conference Row at the Demilitarized Zone in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the blue house in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Army Gen. James D. Thurman, commander of U.S. Forces Korea, meets with South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meet with South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stands with U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Navy Adm. Samuel Locklear, commander, U.S. Pacific Command, U.S. Army Gen. James D. Thurman, commander of U.S. Forces Korea, and U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Robert Abrams, senior military advisor to the U.S. defense secretary, before a meeting with South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meet with South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meet with South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meet with South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo