Gates Visits Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates walks with Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Samuel Helland across the tarmac upon his arrival at Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates meets with Marines who recently returned from Iraq at Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates meets with Marines who recently returned from Iraq at Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates meets with Marines who recently returned from Iraq at Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates meets with Marines who will soon deploy to Iraq at Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • A Marine who will soon deploy to Iraq asks a question of Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates during a meeting at Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks to Marine recruits during a visit to Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary  Robert M. Gates shakes the hand of a Marine recruit during a visit to Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates observes Marine recruits in training during a visit to Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates observes Marine recruits in training during a visit to Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates observes Marine recruits in training during a visit to Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks with an instructor while observing Marine recruits in training during a visit to Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Marine recruits participate in training at Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008, during a visit by Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary  Robert M. Gates observes Marine recruits in training during a visit to Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates observes Marine recruits in training during a visit to Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates observes Marine recruits in training during a visit to Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Marine recruits participate in training at Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008, during a visit by Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates. Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Marine recruits participate in training at Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008, during a visit by Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates observes Marine recruits in training during a visit to Camp Pendelton, Calif., Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby