Top Leaders Testify Before House Armed Services Committee on Syria Proposal

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, greets a member of the House Armed Services Committee before giving testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., Sept. 10, 2013. President Barack Obama is seeking congressional approval for a limited military strike in Syria in response to that country's breach of the chemical weapons ban.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Secretary of State John Kerry and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify at the House Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Sept. 10, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Secretary of State John Kerry testifies at the House of Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Sept. 10, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, and Secretary of State John Kerry testify before the House of Armed Services Committee at the Rayburn House Office building in Washington, D.C., Sept. 10, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Media photographers take pictures of Secretary of State John Kerry, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,  as they testify before the House Armed Services Committee in Washington D.C., Sept. 10, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff testifies before the House Armed Services Committee in Washington D.C., Sept. 10, 2013.  DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Secretary of State John Kerry and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,  testify before the House Armed Services Committee in Washington D.C., Sept. 10, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Secretary of State John Kerry and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,  testify before the House Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Sept. 10, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler