Hagel, Dempsey Meet With South Korean Leaders, Hagel Briefs Press in Seoul

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel laughs with South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin during a lunch meeting in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speak during a working lunch with South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin, center, in Seoul, South Korean, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel receives a painting from South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel walks with South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin after a lunch meeting in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel briefs the press in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. Hagel answered questions regarding the U.S. government shutdown and how the Defense Department would structure its workforce while employees are furloughed. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel briefs the press in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. Hagel answered questions regarding the U.S. government shutdown and how the Defense Department would structure its workforce while employees are furloughed. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel briefs the press in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. Hagel answered questions regarding the U.S. government shutdown and how the Defense Department would structure its workforce while employees are furloughed.
 DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, fifth from right, and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, seventh from right, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, stand with South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin, fourth from right, at a banquet to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the South Korean military in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, third from right, and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, fifth from right, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, stand with South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin, second from right, at a banquet to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the South Korean military in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, third from right, and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, fifth from right, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, toast with South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin, second from right, at a banquet to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the South Korean military in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo