Gates, Mullen, Clinton Visit Australia

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith greets U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates upon his arrival in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 7, 2010. Gates, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, are in Melbourne, Australia, for the annual Australian-U.S. ministerial meetings. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith and other officials greet U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates upon his arrival in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 7, 2010. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speak with ABC Nightline Anchor Cynthia McFadden during a joint interview in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 7, 2010. Gates and Clinton are in Australia to attend the Nov. 8 Australian-U.S. Ministerial. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speak with ABC Nightline Anchor Cynthia McFadden during a joint interview in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 7, 2010. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates lays a wreath at the Shrine of Remembrance during a ceremony in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 7, 2010. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates pauses after laying a wreath at the Shrine of Remembrance during a ceremony in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 7, 2010. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, salutes during a wreath laying ceremony at the Shrine of Remembrance with Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 7, 2010. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates pauses after laying a wreath at the Shrine of Remembrance during a ceremony in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 7, 2010. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his wife, Deborah, are welcomed to the Government House in Melbourne, Australia, by Governor of Victoria, David de Kretser and his wife, Jan, Nov. 7, 2010. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Governor of Victoria David de Kretser greets U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is during a reception at  Government House in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 7, 2010. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton thanks the governor of Victoria, David de Kretser, for his hospitality during a reception at Government House in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 7, 2010. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses the audience after being presented with the "Order of Australia" award by the Governor of Victoria, Professor David de Kretser, during a reception at Government House in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 7, 2010. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is congratulated by Governor of Victoria, David de Kretser, after being presented the Officer of the Order of Australia in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 7, 2010. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton attend a dinner at the Government House in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 7, 2010. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates meets with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 7, 2010. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen