Gates Visits South Korea

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and his wife Becky attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the Republic of Korea National Cemetery, Nov. 7, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and his wife Becky observe a moment of silence during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Republic of Korea National Cemetery, Nov. 7, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates gives a tribute of incense and flowers during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Republic of Korea National Cemetery, Nov. 7, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates signs the guest book after conducting a wreath-laying ceremony at the Republic of Korea National Cemetery, Nov. 7, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Korean Minister of Defense Kim participate in an honor cordon ceremony at the Ministry of Defense Republic of Korea, Nov. 7, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Korean Minister of Defense Kim render honors during the national anthem as part of an honor cordon ceremony at the Ministry of Defense Republic of Korea, Nov. 7, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates signs the guest book as Korean Minister of Defense Kim looks on at the Ministry of Defense Republic of Korea, Nov. 7, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates meets with Korean Minister of Defense Kim at the Ministry of Defense Republic of Korea, Nov. 7, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby