Carter Visits U.S. Marines in Kuwait

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter arrives at Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait,  to meet with U.S. Marines, Oct. 17, 2012. Carter is on a seven-day trip to the Middle East to meet with leaders and counterparts in the region. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter addresses U.S. Marines assigned to Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 17, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter shares a laugh with U.S. Marines assigned to Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 17, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter greets U.S. Marines assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Kuwait, Oct. 17, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, center, meets U.S. Marines serving as embassy guards during a visit to Kuwait City, Kuwait, Oct. 17.  DOD photo by Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, center, greets Kuwait troops as he arrives at Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 17. The deputy defense secretary spoke to nearly 100 troops serving with Marine Aircraft Group 40 at the base.  DOD photo by Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter addresses U.S. Marines assigned to Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 17, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley