U.S., Australian Officials Meet, Attend Wreath-laying Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A member of a U.S. honor huard holds the Australian flag before a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Major Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, right, greets Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop walk to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 20, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Australian Defense Minister David Johnston, left, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, center back, render honors during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Australian Defense Force Chief Gen. David Hurley, left, U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, center, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, salute during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Australian Defense Force Chief Gen. David Hurley, left, U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, center, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, salute during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, left, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, center, and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston, right, lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, far left, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, center left, Australian Defense Minister David Johnston, center right, and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, far right, lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 20, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, far left, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, second from left, Australian Defense Minister David Johnston, third from left, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, second from right, and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, far right, render honors at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 20, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston, right, render honors at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 20, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • A U.S. honor guard member salutes as taps is played during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 20, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Australian Gen. David Hurley, chief of Australia's defense force, left, U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, center, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Pacific Command Commander U.S. Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III, right, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 20, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, center, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. Navy Adm. Samuel J.  Locklear III, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, share a moment at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 20, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 20, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff speaks with Australian Gen. David Hurley, chief of Australia's defense force, right, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Nov. 20, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel signs a memorandum of understanding with Australian leaders during the second day of the Australian-U.S. ministerial consultations at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, far right, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, second from right, Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston, far left, sign a memorandum of understanding during the second day of the Australian-U.S. ministerial consultations at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Secretary of State John Kerry, right, Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, left, exchange words during the signing of a memorandum of understanding during the second day of the Australian-U.S. ministerial consultations at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, Secretary of State John Kerry, Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop and Defense Minister David Johnston sign a Memorandum of Understanding during day two of the Australian-U.S. Ministerial Consultations at the Department of State, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, far right, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, second from right, Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston, far left, sign a memorandum of understanding during the second day of the Australian-U.S. ministerial consultations at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Secretary of State John Kerry, Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston conduct a working lunch during day two of the Australian-U.S. Ministerial Consultations at the Department of State, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, far right, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, second from right, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston, far left, sign a memorandum of understanding during the second day of the Australian-U.S. ministerial consultations at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, far right, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, second from right, Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston, far left, concluding the signing of a memorandum of understanding during the second day of the Australian-U.S. ministerial consultations at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler