Defense Leaders Attend Meetings in Australia

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith and the Governor of Victoria, Professor David de Kretser greet U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen at Government House in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd, center, and the Governor of Victoria, Professor David de Kretser, greet U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton upon her arrival at Government House in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 7, 2010.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton take a photo with the Governor of Victoria, Professor David de Kretser and participants in the Australian Defense Ministerial in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen speak with members of the press following the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.  DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • A guestbook signed by U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at Government House in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.   DODepartment photo by Cherie Cullen
  • From left to right, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Kevin Rudd and Australian Minister for Defense Stephen Smith attend a press conference after the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton looks on during a press conference with U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Australian Minister for Defense Stephen Smith after the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • From left to right, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Kevin Rudd and Australian Minister for Defense Stephen Smith attend a press conference after the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Australian Minister for Defense Stephen Smith delivers remarks during a press conference after the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates delivers remarks during a press conference after the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.   DOD photo by Cherie  Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates responds to a question while U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton looks on during a press conference with Australian Minister for Defense Stephen Smith and Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Kevin Rudd after the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton responds to a question while U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates looks on during a press conference after the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.   DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen listens as U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Kevin Rudd and Australian Minister for Defense Stephen Smith conduct a press conference after the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Australian Minister for Defense Stephen Smith conduct a signing ceremony following the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen speak with members of the press following the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen speak with members of the press following the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.  DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks with members of the press during a press conference with and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen following the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen speaks with members of the press during a press conference with U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and following the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations in Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8, 2010.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen