Biden, Carter Attend MRAP Vehicle Transition Ceremony at Pentagon

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter walks with Vice President Joe Biden before a transition ceremony for mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles at the Pentagon, Oct. 1, 2012. The ceremony marks the start of moving the MRAP Joint Program Office from the Marine Corps to the Army, and the formal establishment of an MRAP Program of Record within each service. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter and Vice President Joe Biden show respect during the playing of the national anthem at a transition ceremony for mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles at the Pentagon, Oct. 1, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter speaks to Vice President Joe Biden, members of the department of defense and private industry thanking them for their work in providing mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles a transition ceremony at the Pentagon, Oct. 1, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter speaks to Vice President Joe Biden and members of the Defense Department  and private industry, thanking them for their work in providing mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles during a transition ceremony at the Pentagon, Oct. 1, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter speaks to Vice President Joe Biden and members of the Defense Department and private industry, thanking them for their work in providing mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles during a transition ceremony at the Pentagon, Oct. 1, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Vice President Joe Biden speaks to Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter and members of the Defense Department and private industry, thanking them for their work in providing mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles during a transition ceremony at the Pentagon, Oct. 1, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Vice President Joe Biden speaks to Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter and members of the Defense Department and private industry, thanking them for their work in providing mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles during a transition ceremony at the Pentagon, Oct. 1, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Vice President Joe Biden speaks to Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter and members of the Defense Department and private industry, thanking them for their work in providing mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles during a transition ceremony at the Pentagon, Oct. 1, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter and Vice President Joe Biden applaud 
members of the Defense Department and private industry for their work in providing 
mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles during a transition ceremony at the Pentagon, Oct. 1, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Vice President Joe Biden, center back row, and Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, second from right in back, watch during the signing of the transition document for mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles at the Pentagon, Oct. 1, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Vice President Joe Biden, center back row, and Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, second from right in back, watch during the signing of the transition document for mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles at the Pentagon, Oct. 1, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter presents Vice President Joe Biden with a model of a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle after a transition ceremony at the Pentagon, Oct. 1, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter presents Vice President Joe Biden with a picture showing mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles after a transition ceremony at the Pentagon, Oct. 1, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo