Carter Receives Dwight D. Eisenhower Award, Medal

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Ret. Lt. Gen. Lawrence P. Farrell Jr. greets Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter as he arrives to be honored with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award and Medal by the National Defense Industrial Association at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in McLean, Va., May 3, 2013. The annual award recognizes leadership and strategic impact at the highest levels of national security. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter and his wife, Stephanie, visit with guests before he is honored with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award and Medal by the National Defense Industrial Association at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in McLean, Va., May 3, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter and his wife, Stephanie, participate in a ceremony to honor him with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award and Medal by the National Defense Industrial Association at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in McLean, Va., May 3, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter receives the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award from Sean O'Keefe at the National Defense Industrial Association awards dinner held at the Ritz Carlton in McLean, Va., May 3, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Sean O'Keefe congratulates Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter on receiving the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in McLean, Va., May 3, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter delivers remarks after being honored with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award and Medal by the National Defense Industrial Association at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in McLean, Va., May 3, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter receives a congratulatory kiss from his wife, Stephanie, after being honored with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award and Medal by the National Defense Industrial Association at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in McLean, Va., May 3, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett