Panetta Visits Texas High School Class

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta teaches a history class at John L. Chapin High School in El Paso, Texas, Jan. 13, 2012. Students of Kristina Mills’ 11th grade U.S. history class were treated to a candid discussion about national security and foreign threats. Panetta also took the opportunity to thanks students from military families based on nearby Fort Bliss for their sacrifices. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta talks to 11th grade history students about national security and foreign threats during a visit to John L. Chapin High School in El Paso, Texas, Jan. 13, 2012. Panetta visited nearby Fort Bliss to speak with troops and civlians at the military base. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta teaches a history class at John L. Chapin High School in El Paso, Texas, Jan. 13, 2012. DOD Photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Students listen as Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta teaches a history class at John L. Chapin High School students in El Paso, Texas, Jan. 13, 2012. DOD Photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Adrian Lopez, sophomore, listens as Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta talks about national security during a class at John L. Chapin High School in El Paso, Texas, Jan. 13, 2012.  DOD Photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta talks about basketball with a John L. Chapin High School student in El Paso, Texas, Jan. 13, 2012. DoD Photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Teacher Kristina Mills covers her heart as she presents Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta with a box containing a POW bracelet once owned by a close relative who was killed while serving in the military, after Panetta taught a class to John L. Chapin High School students in El Paso, Texas, Jan. 13, 2012. DOD Photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • At the invitation of students, Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta autographs on the paw a large Huskies Respect poster after teaching a class at John L. Chapin High School in El Paso, Texas, Jan. 13, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett