Hagel Visits Troops in Charleston, S.C., Marines Near Jacksonville, N.C.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Air Force Col. Richard D. McComb, commander of Joint Base Charleston, escorts Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on a tour of a C-17 hangar on the South Carolina base, July 17, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Framed through the window of a C-17 aircraft, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel talks with airmen on Joint Base Charleston in Charleston, S.C., July 17, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Air Force Lt. Col. Michael Johnson briefs Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on the 1st Combat Camera Squadron mission and operations during a demonstration on Joint Base Charleston, S.C., July 17, 2013. Johnson is the squadron's commander. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman George Goslin
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel talks with a member of the 1st Combat Camera Squadron during a visit to Joint Base Charleston, S.C., July 17, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Ashley Reed and Senior Airman Matthew Bruch show combat photographs to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel during a demonstration on Joint Base Charleston, S.C., July 17, 2013.  U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman George Goslin
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel talks with Air Force Senior Master Sgt. April Hamilton about the Medevac services of a C-17 aircraft as he visits Joint Base Charleston in Charleston, S.C., July 17, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel looks over a C-17 jet engine inside a testing facility on Joint Base Charleston in Charleston, S.C., July 17, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Rob Scarlett briefs Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on the 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron's mission during a visit to Joint Base Charleston, S.C., July 17, 2013.  U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rasheen
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel walks off the back end of a C-17 aircraft after receiving a tour of the plane while visiting Joint Base Charleston, S.C., July 17, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • John Cook, Boeing field services director, briefs Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on the day-to-day operations at the Boeing Modular Repair and Test Center on Joint Base Charleston  S.C., July 17, 2013.  U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rasheen Douglas
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel talks to members of the 437th Operations Group Special Operations Division about their mission during a demonstration on Joint Base Charleston, S.C., July 17, 2013.  U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman George Goslin
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel holds a town hall meeting with civilian employees and service members during a visit to Joint Base Charleston, S.C., July 17, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel holds a town hall meeting with civilian employees and service members during a visit to Joint Base Charleston, S.C., July 17, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Air Force Lt. Col. Mark Pool, a reservist, asks Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel a question during a town hall meeting with civilian employees and service members on Joint Base Charleston, S.C., July 17, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel holds a town hall meeting with civilian employees and service members during a visit to Joint Base Charleston, S.C., July 17, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Mark A. Clark, left, escorts Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel from a V-22 Osprey after the secretary's arrival on a trip to visit Marine Corps units near Jacksonville, N.C., July 17, 2013. Clark is the commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command. Hagel is on a three-day trip to visit military installations on the East Coast.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is shown the names of the memorial outside of the Marine Special Operations Command by Major General Mark Clark during his last day of an East Coast trip as he visits the unit near Charleston, S.C., July 17, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivers remarks to members of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command as he visits the unit near Jacksonville, N.C., July 17, 2013, during the final leg of a three-day trip to East Coast bases.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel exits a V-22 Osprey after visiting Marine units near Jacksonville, N.C., July 17, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel looks on from above as Marines train for urban warfare at the School of Infantry East near Jacksonville, N.C., July 17, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel walks through a mock town as he observers Marines training for urban warfare at the School of Infantry East near Jacksonville, N.C., July 17, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel introduces himself to female Marines before a roundtable discussion to seek their views on various issues during a visit to Marine Corps units near Jacksonville, N.C., July 17, 2013. 
 DoD Photo By Glenn Fawcett