Hagel Travels to Warsaw, Poland, to Meet With Leaders

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel boards a military aircraft on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 29, 2014, to begin a three-day trip to Europe to meet with defense leaders and to attend the 50th Munich Security Conference. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, briefs reporters aboard a military aircraft, Jan. 29, 2014, while en route to Europe to meet with defense leaders and attend the 50th Munich Security Conference. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel briefs reporters aboard a military aircraft en route to Europe, Jan. 29, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrives at Warsaw Chopin Airport in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014. Hagel was scheduled to meet with several Polish leaders. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Ambassador to Poland Stephen Mull greets U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, at Warsaw Chopin Airport in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel walks to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler USMC
  • Polish troops carry a wreath for U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, second from right, to lay at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel signs a guestbook after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak review troops at the Ministry of National Defense in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, second from right, introduces Polish Defense  Minister Tomasz Siemoniak to members of his delegation at the Ministry of National Defense in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak review troops at the Ministry of National Defense in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, meets with Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak at the Ministry of National Defense in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak exchange gifts at the Ministry of National Defense in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak hold a joint press conference at the Ministry of National Defense in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak hold a joint press conference at the Ministry of National Defense in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, departs the Ministry of National Defense after meeting with Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with Polish Foreign Affairs Minister Radoslaw Sikorski at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Polish Foreign Affairs Minister Radoslaw Sikorski at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Polish Foreign Affairs Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, left, meets with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right foreground, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Polish Foreign Affairs Minister Radoslaw Sikorski depart the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 30, 2014.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler