Gates Visits Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates applauds after pinning the Bronze Star on U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Anrel Abad on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., May 6, 2011.   Defense Department photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. airmen of the 335th and 336th fighter squadrons applaud Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., May 6, 2011. Defense Department photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks to airmen of the 335th and 336th fighter squadrons on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., May 6, 2011. Defense Department photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks to airmen of the 335th and 336th fighter squadrons on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., May 6, 2011. 
 Defense Department photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates smiles while speaking to airmen of the 335th and 336th fighter squadrons on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., May 6, 2011. Defense Department photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks to airmen of the 335th and 336th fighter squadrons on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., May 6, 2011. 
 Defense Department photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Air Force airmen listen as Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates delivers a speech to on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., May 6, 2011. The airmen are assigned to the 335th and 336th fighter squadrons.
 Defense Department photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Air Force airmen of the the 335th and 336th fighter squadrons listen as Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates delivers a speech to on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., May 6, 2011. Defense Department photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates thanks U.S. Air Force airmen and security personnel during a visit to the 335th and 336th Fighter Squadrons on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., May 6, 2011. Defense Department photo by Cherie Cullen