Panetta Hosts Arrival Ceremony, Meets With Afghan President at Pentagon

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta welcomes Afghan President Hamid Karzai to the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013, before hosting an arrival ceremony with full honors. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center right, escorts Afghan President Hamid Karzai through an honor cordon at the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta hosts an arrival ceremony with full honors to welcome Afghan President Hamid Karzai to the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai stand during a parade to honor Karzai at the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta hosts an arrival ceremony with full honors to welcome Afghan President Hamid Karzai to the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai prepares to review U.S. troops during an arrival ceremony with full honors at the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai passes and reviews U.S. troops during an arrival ceremony with full honors at the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai passes and reviews U.S. troops during an arrival ceremony with full honors at the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai passes and reviews U.S. troops during an arrival ceremony with full honors at the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai passes and reviews U.S. troops during an arrival ceremony with full honors at the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai passes and reviews U.S. troops during an arrival ceremony with full honors at the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta tours the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial with  Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai and James J. Laychak, president, Pentagon Memorial Fund, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta tours the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial Chapel with Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai and James J. Laychak, president, Pentagon Memorial Fund, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, escorts Afghan President Hamid Karzai to a meeting in the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai signs the guestbook as U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta looks on before they convene a working lunch at the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta listens during a working lunch with Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai at the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai expresses his appreciation during a meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta at the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013, for the support the United States has provided to Afghanistan. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta gestures as he addresses Afghan President Hamid Karzai during a meeting at the Pentagon, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett