Obama Meets With Korean Leaders, Visits Demilitarized Zone and Troops

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Gen. James Thurman, left, shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama upon his arrival on Osan Air Base, South Korea, March 25, 2012. Obama transited the base on his way to the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea. Thurman is commander, United States Forces Korea. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adam Grant
  • U.S. Air Force Col. Patrick McKenzie, left, shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama, during introduction by U.S. Army Gen. James Thurman on Osan Air Base, South Korea, March 25, 2012. Obama transited the base on his way to the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea. McKenzie is the commander, 51st Fighter Wing, Thurman is commander, United States Forces Korea. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adam Grant
  • South Korean army Lt. Col. Yoon, Bong-hee, left, abriefs U.S. President Barack Obama as he views the demilitarized zone from Observation Post Ouellette on Camp Bonifas, South Korea, March 25, 2012. A translator assists during the briefing. White House photo by Pete Souza
  • U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Naran Singh at the dining facility on Camp Bonifas, South Korea, March 25, 2012. Singh is assigned to the United Nations Command Security Battalion. Obama is in Korea to take part in the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul. Waiting to meet Obama is Army Spc. Andrea Gillespie. Dozens of troops from the battalion and United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission met wtih Obama during his visit to the camp and demilitarized zone. U.S. Army photo by Jason Chudy
  • U.S. President Barack Obama and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak participate in a press conference at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, March 25, 2012. White House photo by Chuck Kennedy
  • U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, Republic of Korea, March 26, 2012. White House photo by Pete Souza