Hagel, Dempsey Attend Military Parade in Seoul, South Korea

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets South Korean President Park Geun-hye before a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. Hagel also met with South Korea's defense minister during his visit to the country. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, second from right, and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, fifth from right, stand with South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin, right, during a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, salutes with his South Korean counterpart during a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, stands with South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin during a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye attaches a streamer to the flag of the U.S. Pacific Air Forces 7th Air Force flag during a military ceremony to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korean, Oct. 1, 2013. Park presented a presidential citation to recognize the hard work and dedication of the U.S. Air Force unit.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, listens as  South Korean President Park Geun-hye speaks before a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • South Korean paratroopers parachute over a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, attended the event. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel attends a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance during his visit to Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with his South Korean counterpart during a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • South Korean soldiers and helicopters participate in a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • South Korean soldiers climb a rope ladder while flying over a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • South Korean martial arts specialists scream during a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013.   DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • South Korean martial arts specialists demonstrate techniques during a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • South Korean soldiers conduct a march in review during a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • South Korean soldiers conduct a march in review during a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • South Korean soldiers march during a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • South Korean soldiers march during a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • South Korean soldiers conduct a march in review during a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • South Korean soldiers conduct a march in review during a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • South Korean soldiers wave to U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel after a military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, share a light moment after a military parade to mark the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-South Korean alliance in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo