Gates Visits the USS New Orleans

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary  Robert M. Gates walks aboard the USS New Orleans during a visit to San Diego, Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary  Robert M. Gates meets with sailors aboard the USS New Orleans during a visit to San Diego, Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Navy Cmdr. John Skillman, commander of the USS New Orleans, gives Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates a tour of the ship during a visit to San Diego, Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Navy Cmdr. John Skillman, commander of the USS New Orleans, gives Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates a tour of the ship during a visit to San Diego, Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Navy Cmdr. John Skillman, commander of the U.S.S. New Orleans, gives Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates a tour of the ship during a visit to San Diego,  Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Navy Cmdr. John Skillman, commander of the USS New Orleans, gives Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates a tour of the ship during a visit to San Diego, Jan. 7, 2008.  
 Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates eats lunch with sailors aboard the USS New Orleans during a visit to San Diego,  Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks to sailors aboard the USS New Orleans at lunchtime during a visit to San Diego,  Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks with members of the press after visiting the USS New Orleans in San Diego, Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks with members of the press after visiting the USS New Orleans in San Diego,  Jan. 7, 2008.  
 Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks with members of the press after visiting the USS New Orleans in San Diego, Jan. 7, 2008.  
 Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates leaves the USS New Orleans after meeting with sailors and touring the ship in San Diego, Jan. 7, 2008.   Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby