Gates Visits Chinese Defense Ministry

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie pay their respects as each other's national anthem is played by the People's LIberation Army at the ministry of Defense in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011. Gates met with Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and his staff at the ministry and held a press conference. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Chinese soldiers of the People's Liberation Army prepare for an honor ceremony for U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates as he arrives at the Bayi building in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011. Gates met with Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and his staff at the ministry and held a press conference there. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Chinese soldiers of the People's Liberation Army prepare for an honor ceremony for U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates as he arrives at the Bayi building in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011. Gates met with Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and his staff at the ministry and held a press conference there. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Chinese soldiers of the People's Liberation Army prepare for an honor ceremony for U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates as he arrives at the Bayi building in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011. Gates met with Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and his staff at the ministry and held a press conference there.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Chinese soldiers of the People's Liberation Army prepare for an honor ceremony for U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates as he arrives at the Bayi building in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011. Gates met with Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and his staff at the ministry and held a press conference there.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Chinese  Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates receive honors from the People's Liberation Army as Gates arrives at the Bayi building in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011. Gates met with Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and his staff at the ministry and held a press conference there.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates review the People's Liberation Army Honor Guard as part of an arrival ceremony honoring Gates' visit to the Bayi building in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011. Gates met with Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and his staff at the ministry and held a press conference there. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates reviews the People's Liberation Army Honor Guard as part of an arrival ceremony honoring Gates' visit to the Bayi building in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011. Gates met with Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and his staff at the ministry, where they held a press conference.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates reviews the People's Liberation Army Honor Guard as part of an arrival ceremony honoring Gates' visit to the Bayi building in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011. Gates met with Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and his staff at the ministry and held a press conference there.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates observe as the People's Liberation Army as they honor Gates' visit to the ministry of Defense in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011. Gates met with Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and his staff at the ministry and held a press conference there.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie hold a joint press conference at the Ministry of Defense in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates listens to Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie as they hold a joint press conference at the Defense Ministry in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates is greeted by the staff of Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie as he arrives at the Bayi building in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie walk into the ministry of Defense in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011. Gates met with Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and his staff at the ministry and held a press conference.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie discuss defense issues at the ministry of Defense in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011. Gates met with Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and his staff at the ministry and held a press conference there.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping meet at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping meet at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Chinese  Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates attend a joint press conference at the Ministry of Defense in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie talk with each other at a luncheon honoring Gates' visit to Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and wife Becky pose with Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie and other U.S. and Chinese defense officials at a luncheon honoring the Gates' visit to Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping meet at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Chinese Gen. Xu Caiho, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, meet prior to a dinner at the Great Hall of the People honoring Gates' visit to Beijing, Jan. 10, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Yang Jiechi talk during a meeting at the ministry in Beijing, Jan. 11, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Yang Jiechi meet and pose for a photo before a meeting at the ministry in Beijing, Jan. 11, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates talks with Chinese President and Chairman of the Central Military Commission Hu Jintao at the Hall of the People in Beijing, Jan. 11, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates talks with Chinese President and Chairman of the Central Military Commission Hu Jintao at the Hall of the People in Beijing, Jan. 11, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates answers a reporter's question during a press round table in Beijing, Jan. 11, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison