Panetta Visits Tel Aviv for Defense Talks

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta boards a U.S. Air Force E-4B aircraft at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., to travel to the Middle East, Oct. 2, 2011. Panetta is scheduled to meet with leaders in Israel, Palestine and Egypt and at NATO headquarters this week to reaffirm the Defense Department’s security relationships. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, meets with reporters aboard a U.S. Air Force E-4B aircraft en route to Tel Aviv, Oct. 2, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with reporters aboard a U.S. Air Force E-4B aircraft en route to Tel Aviv, Oct. 2, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta arrives at Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv, Israel, Oct. 3, 2011. Panetta is scheduled to discuss a variety of defense related issues during his trip. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Israeli Ministry of Defense Director Gen. Ehud Shani, second from right, greets U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, as he arrives at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Oct. 3, 2011. Panetta is scheduled to discuss a variety of defense-related issues during his trip. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Dan Shapiro, U.S. ambassador to Israel, left, greets U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta as he arrives at Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv, Israel, Oct. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Israeli Ministry of Defense Director Gen. Ehud Shani, left, chats with U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, as he arrives at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Oct. 3, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey