Hagel Meets With Officials at NATO Headquarters in Brussels

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, second from right, arrives at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 22, 2013. Hagel is meeting with NATO defense ministers to discuss post-2014 Afghanistan, prepare for next year’s NATO summit in the United Kingdom and discuss NATO's role in the coming years. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center left, meets with Australian Defense Minister David Johnston, right, at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 22, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with Australian Defense Minister David Johnston at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, meets with U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, NATO’s supreme allied commander for Europe and commander of U.S. European Command, at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 22, 2013.
 DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, second from left, meets with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, right, at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, meets with Dutch Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 22, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, talks with Pierre Vimont, executive secretary general of the European External Action Service, during a meeting with  foreign delegates during the North Atlantic Council meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center back, participates in the North Atlantic Council meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 22, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Australian Defense Minister David Johnston, right, meets with defense leaders at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, meets with Dutch Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 22, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, meets with Slovenian Defense Minister Roman Jakic at the North Atlantic Council meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 22, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler