Panetta Visits Troops in Italy

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta walks with U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Frank Pandolfe, commander of U.S. 6th Fleet and U.S. Naval Forces Africa, during Panetta's visit to Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • The Fontana dell'Immacolatella, built by Michelangelo Naccherino and Pietro Bernini in 1601, is a popular attraction located in Naples, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta is visiting Italy to meet with defense leaders and thank troops for their service. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • The sun rises over Mount Vesuvius during U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta's visit to Italy as he meets with defense leaders and thanks U.S. and international troops for their service, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, accompanies U.S. Navy Adm. Samuel Locklear III, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe, right, and Vice Adm. Frank C. Pandolfe, commander of U.S. 6th Fleet, far right, on the way to a morning brief on Naval Support Activity Naples Capodichino, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. Panetta is visiting Naples to receive a NATO briefing and to visit U.S. troops. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Viramontes
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta addresses U.S. troops on Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. Panetta thanked the troops for their service and answered questions from service members. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta addresses U.S. troops on Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • A U.S. sailor asks U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta a question during his visit to U.S. troops at Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. Panetta thanked the troops for their service and answered questions from service members. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta addresses U.S. troops on Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta addresses U.S. troops on Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Navy sailors listen as U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta delivers remarks during his visit to U.S. troops at Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with U.S. Air Force C-17 crew members assigned to the 1st Airlift Squadron, Andrews AFB, Md., during Panetta's visit to Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta is greeted by Italian Air Force Col. Dario Missaglia, commander of the 41st Stormo, as he arrives at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta stands in front of a RQ-4 Global Hawk as he thanks U.S. and international troops for their service at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. Panetta thanked the troops for their service. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta stands in front of a RQ-4 Global Hawk as he thanks U.S. and international troops for their service at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta stands in front of a RQ-4 Global Hawk as he thanks U.S. and international troops for their service at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta addresses U.S. and international troops at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta addresses U.S. and international troops on Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta receives a plate from Italian Air Force Col. Dario Missaglia featuring the 41st Stormo's unit emblem during Panetta's visit to Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta talks with U.S. Navy Capt. Scott Butler, commander of NAS Sigonella, Italy, during Panetta's visit to thank multinational troops for their service, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta talks walks with Italian Air Force Col. Dario Missaglia, right, and U.S. Navy Capt. Scott Butler, commander of NAS Sigonella, Italy, during Panetta's visit to thank multinational troops for their service, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta waves goodbye as he departs Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, Oct. 7, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey