Defense Leaders Attend Brunch for Medal of Honor Recipients

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos, commandant of the Marine Corps, greets Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta as he arrives to attend a ceremonial brunch in honor of Congressional Medal of Honor recipients at the Marine Corps Barracks in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2013. The brunch was a highlight of many weekend inaugural events.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta talks with Catherine Metcalf and Medal of Honor recipient Walt Ehlers, U.S. Army veteran, as he attends a ceremonial brunch in honor of Congressional Medal of Honor recipients at the Marine Corps Barracks in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta talks with Medal of Honor recipient Al Fritz, a U.S. Army veteran, during a ceremonial brunch in honor of Congressional Medal of Honor recipients at the Marine Corps Barracks in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, and Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter chat together as Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,  talks with Carter's wife, Stephanie, right, during a ceremonial brunch in honor of Congressional Medal of Honor recipients, at the Marine Corps Barracks in Washington, D.C.,  Jan. 20, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta chats with Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Hershel Williams, who served in the Marine Corps, during a ceremonial brunch in honor of Congressional Medal of Honor recipients at the Marine Corps Barracks in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2013 DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett