Panetta, Dempsey Attend Transcom Change of Command Ceremony

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, wait to exit the plane upon arriving at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., for the the U.S. Transportation Command change-of-command ceremony, Oct. 14, 2011. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb, left, greets Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta upon his arrival at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., for the U.S. Transporation Command change-of-command ceremony, Oct. 14, 2011. During the ceremony, Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III assumed command of Transcom from McNabb. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, talks with Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III before the U.S. Transportation Command change-of-command ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 4, 2011. During the ceremony, Fraser succeeded Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb as Transcom commander.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, far left, meet with Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III, second from right, and Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb, second from left, before the change-of-command ceremony for U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. During the ceremony, Fraser succeeded Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb as Transcom commander.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Left to right, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb, outgoing U.S. Transportation Command commander, and Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III talk before the Transcom change-of-command ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. During the ceremony Fraser assumed command from McNabb.  DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • The U.S. Transportation Command flag waves during the change-of-command ceremony for U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., where Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III assumed leadership of the command from Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb, Oct. 14, 2011. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • A U.S. Marine presents flowers to Linda McNabb, wife of Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb, during the U.S. Transportation Command change-of-command ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Ill, Oct. 14, 2011. During the ceremony Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III succeeded McNabb as Transcom commander. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and others render honors during the change-of-command ceremony for U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta delivers remarks at the U.S. Transportation Command change-of-command ceremony during which Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III assumed leadership of the command from Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta delivers remarks at the U.S. Transportation Command change-of-command ceremony during which Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III assumed leadership of the command from Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses the audience during the U.S. Transportation Command change-of-command ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. During the ceremony, Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III assumed leadership of the command.  DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • The Honor Guard holds the colors while Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta awards Linda McNabb, wife of Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb, the Defense Distinguished Public Service Award during the U.S. Transportation Command change-of-command ceremony on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. During the ceremony, Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III assumed leadership of the command from McNabb. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, congratulates Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb after presenting him the Defense Distinguished Service Award during the U.S. Transportation Command change-of-command ceremony, on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. During the ceremony McNabb relinquished  command to Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta awards Linda McNabb, wife of Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb, the Defense Distinguished Public Service Award during the U.S. Transportation change-of-command ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. During the ceremony, Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III assumed leadership of the command from McNabb.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb salutes the U.S. flag during the U.S. Transportation Command change-of-command ceremony on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. During the ceremony, McNabb relinquished command to Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta hands the U.S. Transportation Command flag to Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III after he assumed leadership of the command from Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb during the Transcom change-of-command ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • A color guards presents the colors at the U.S. Transportation Command change-of-command ceremony during which Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III assumed leadership of the command from Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III delivers remarks after he assumed leadership of U.S. Transportation Command from Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb during the change-of-command ceremony on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III delivers remarks after he assumed leadership of U.S. Transportation Command from Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb during a ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta congratulates Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III after he assumed command of U.S. Transportation Command from Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb during a change-of-command ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, salutes as he departs the U.S. Transportation change-of-command ceremony on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III assumed leadership of the command from Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb during the ceremony.  DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III departs the change-of-command ceremony for U.S. Transportation Command after assuming leadership of the command from Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey