Panetta Attends NATO Meetings in Brussels

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta delivers remarks at an event hosted by the Carnegie Europe Center, part of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, at the Conrad Hotel in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. Panetta is in Belgium meeting with NATO counterparts and defense leaders to discuss lessons learned during NATO operations in Libya and Afghanistan, and the future defense needs of the alliance. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta delivers remarks at an event hosted by the Carnegie Europe Center, part of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, at the Conrad Hotel in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • German Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere attends a bilateral meeting with U.S. 
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta attends a bilateral meeting with German Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, center, meets with U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta arrives at the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with Italian Defense Minister Ignazio La Russa at the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with Italian Defense Minister Ignazio La Russa at the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta attends the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen delivers remarks at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta attends the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta attends at bilateral meeting with French Defense Minister Gerard Longuet at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta attends at bilateral meeting with French Defense Minister Gerard Longuet at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta talks with Portuguese Defense Minister Jose Pedro Aguiar-Branco at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta attends a bilateral meeting with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith at NATO headquarter in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta attends the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with counterparts at the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta attends the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and other leaders take a group photo while attending the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta attends a bilateral meeting with French Defense Minister Gerard Longuet at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, announces a new strategic initiative with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, center, and Spanish President Jose Zapatero involving the basing of U.S. Navy Aegis destroyers at Rota, Spain, during a press conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announces a new strategic initiative with Spanish President Jose Zapatero involving the basing of U.S. Navy Aegis destroyers at Rota, Spain, during a press conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, stands beside NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen as he announces a new strategic initiative with Spanish President Jose Zapatero involving the basing of U.S. Navy Aegis destroyers at Rota, Spain, during a press conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announces a new strategic initiative with Spanish President Jose Zapatero involving the basing of U.S. Navy Aegis destroyers at Rota, Spain, during a press conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 5, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey