Defense Leaders Testify Before the Senate Budget Committee

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left center, and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right center, are greeted by U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama, far left, and committee chairman U.S. Senator Kent Conrad of North Dakota, budget committee chairman, far right, prior to testifying on the President's FY 2013 budget request before the Senate Budget Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 2012.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the Senate Budget Committee on the President's FY 2013 budget request in Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • An aide holds up a graph chart behind U.S. Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin as he questions Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Robert F. Hale, defense undersecretary and comptroller, at a hearing before the Senate Budget Committee on the President's FY 2013 budget request in Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta takes questions while testifying on the President's FY 2013 budget request before the Senate Budget Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 2012.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the Senate Budget Committee on the President's FY 2013 budget request in Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Senator Kent Conrad of North Dakota refers to a chart while questioning Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Robert F. Hale, defense undersecretary and comptroller, at a hearing before the Senate Budget Committee on the President's FY 2013 budget request in Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta takes questions while testifying before the Senate Budget Committee on the President's FY 2013 budget request in Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, takes questions while testifying on the President's FY 2013 budget request before the Senate Budget Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett