Hagel Continues Meetings With Defense Counterparts at NATO Headquarters

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, speaks with defense counterparts before a meeting of NATO and partner nations that contribute to the International Security Assistance Force at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 23, 2013. Hagel traveled to Brussels in part to meet with defense counterparts regarding NATO's involvement in Afghanistan.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, right, the commander of U.S. European Command and the associated role of NATO supreme allied commander for Europe, speaks with U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Mark O. Schissler, second from left, deputy chairman of NATO's military committee, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., far left, commander of the International Security Assistance Force, and a foreign military member before the North Atlantic Council meeting with NATO and partner nations that contribute to the international force at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 23, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, left, the commander of U.S. European Command and the associated role of NATO supreme allied commander for Europe, meets with Afghan Defense Minister Bismullah Khan Mohammadi, right, before the North Atlantic Council meeting with NATO and partner nations that contribute to the International Security Assistance Force at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 23, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, speaks with Belgian Defense Minister Pieter De Crem before a meeting of NATO and partner nations that contribute to the nternational Security Assistance Force at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 23, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left center, attends a meeting of NATO and partner nations that contribute to the International Security Assistance Force at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 23, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, lower left, speaks with U.S. Ambassador to the U.S. Mission to NATO Douglas E. Lute during a meeting of NATO and partner nations that contribute to the International Security Assistance Force at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 23, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, meets with Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu, not pictured, after a meeting of NATO and partner nations that contribute to the International Security Assistance Force at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 23, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, shakes hands with Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu after a meeting of NATO and partner nations that contribute to the International Security Assistance Force at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 23, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler