Gates Arrives in Oman

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Omani Defense Affairs Minister Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib al-Busaidi greets U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates upon his arrival in Muscat, Oman, Dec. 5, 2010. During his visit, Gates will meet with sailors aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln, which is operating off Oman’s coast in the Arabian Gulf.   DOD photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Omani Defense Affairs Minister Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib al-Busaidi greets U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates during the secretary's arrival in Muscat, Oman, Dec. 5, 2010.  DOD photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates talks with Omani Defense Affairs Minister Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib al-Busaidi during the secretary's arrival in Muscat, Oman, Dec. 5, 2010.   DOD photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • An Omani official greets U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates at the Bait Al Baraka Palace prior to meeting Sultan Qaboos in Muscat, Oman, Dec. 5, 2010.  DOD photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Omani Sultan Qaboos greets U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates at the Bait Al Baraka Palace in Muscat, Oman, Dec. 5, 2010.   DOD photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates talks with Omani Sultan Qaboos at the Bait Al Baraka Palace in Muscat, Oman, Dec. 5, 2010.  DOD photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates talks with Omani Sultan Qaboos at the Bait Al Baraka Palace in Muscat, Oman, Dec. 5, 2010.  DoD photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates talks with Omani Sultan Qaboos at the Bait Al Baraka Palace in Muscat, Oman, Dec. 5, 2010.  DOD photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates(center right) talks with Omani Defense Affairs Minister Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib al-Busaidi at the Bait Al Baraka Palace in Muscat, Oman, Dec. 5, 2010.  DOD photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates (center) walks with Omani Defense Affairs Minister Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib al-Busaidi at the Ash Shafaq Club in Muscat, Oman, Dec. 5, 2010.  DOD photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates talks with Omani Defense Affairs Minister Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib al-Busaidi at the Ash Shafaq Club in Muscat, Oman, Dec. 5, 2010.  DOD photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates signs the Omani official welcome book at the Ash Shafaq Club in Muscat, Oman, Dec. 5, 2010.  DOD photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison