Hagel, Dempsey, Kerry Testify Before Senate on Use of U.S. Military Force in Syria

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Secretary of State John F. Kerry, center, and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testify on the potential use of U.S. military force in Syria during a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington, D.C., Sept. 3, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, and Secretary of State John F. Kerry confer as they testify on the potential use of U.S. military force in Syria before a hearing for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington, D.C., Sept. 3, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies on the potential use of U.S. military force in Syria during a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington, D.C., Sept. 3, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testifies on the potential use of U.S. military force in Syria during a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington, D.C., Sept. 3, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Secretary of State John F. Kerry testifies on the potential use of U.S. military force in Syria during a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington, D.C., Sept. 3, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, testifies with Secretary of State John F. Kerry, center, and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington, D.C., Sept. 3, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, speaks to Secretary of State John F. Kerry during a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington D.C., Sept. 3, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Secretary of State John F. Kerry speaks during a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington D.C., Sept. 3, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Secretary of State John F. Kerry speaks during a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington D.C., Sept. 3, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testifies on the potential use of U.S. military force in Syria during a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington, D.C., Sept. 3, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, Secretary of State John F. Kerry, center, and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify on the potential use of U.S. military force in Syria during a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington, D.C., Sept. 3, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, shakes hands with U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, after testifying with Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in Washington D.C., Sept. 3, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo