Gates Visits Japan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Robert M. Gates meets with U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines stationed in Japan at the New Sanno hotel in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 8, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates listens to the questions and concerns of soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines stationed in Japan at the New Sanno hotel in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 8, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates meets with Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Masahiko Koumura in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 8, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates meets with Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 8, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates exits a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 8, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Ministry of Defense in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 8, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Ministry of Defense in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 8, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates participates in an honor cordon ceremony and military pass-in-review at the Ministry of Defense in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 8, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary  Robert M. Gates participates in an honor cordon ceremony and military pass-in-review at the Ministry of Defense in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 8, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary  Robert M. Gates meets with Japanese Minister of Defense Shigeru Ishiba at the Ministry of Defense in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 8, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Japanese Minister of Defense Shigeru Ishiba conducts a meeting with Defense Secretary  Robert M. Gates, not pictured, at the Ministry of Defense in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 8, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary  Robert M. Gates meets with Japanese Minister of Defense Shigeru Ishiba, not pictured, at the Ministry of Defense in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 8, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates conducts a joint press conference with Japanese Minister of Defense Shigeru Ishiba at the Ministry of Defense in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 8, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Becky Gates, wife of Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, shares a laugh with her husband and Japanese Minister of Defense Shigeru Ishiba during a dinner in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 8, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby