Hagel Welcomes Australian Defense Minister to Pentagon

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, welcomes Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith to the Pentagon, May 21, 2013. The two leaders met to discuss bilateral defense issues.    DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • A U.S. Army captain positions a military honor guard to welcome Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith to the Pentagon, May 21, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • A U.S. military honor guard takes position to welcome Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith to the Pentagon, May 21, 2013. The two leaders met to discuss bilateral defense issues.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, escorts Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith through an honor cordon at the Pentagon, May 21, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, escorts Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith to a meeting at the Pentagon, May 21, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, escorts Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith to a meeting at the Pentagon, May 21, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, far left, shakes hands with Australian Ambassador to the United States Kim Beazley, background, as Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith signs the guestbook at the Pentagon, May 21, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel hosts a working lunch for Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith at the Pentagon, May 21, 2013.   DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel hosts a working lunch for Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith at the Pentagon, May 21, 2013.   DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel hosts a working lunch for Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith at the Pentagon, May 21, 2013.   DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith at the Pentagon, May 21, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, meets with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith at the Pentagon, May 21, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo