Carter Visits U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, walks with Navy Capt. Steve Wheen through the grounds of the U.S. Naval Academy after speaking to midshipmen in Annapolis, Md., Nov. 22, 2013. Carter spoke to the midshipmen about current defense affairs and their roles as leaders in the future,and thanked them for their decision to enter public service by joining the academy.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, thanks Navy Midshipman 1st Class Rob Andon with a commemorative coin, before an address to all midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., Nov. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks to midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., Nov. 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Carter answers a question from a midshipman after speaking to a group of about 250 midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., Nov. 22, 2013.  Photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks to midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., Nov. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks to midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., Nov. 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks to midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., Nov. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • A midshipman asks Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter a question after Carter spoke to about 250 midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., Nov. 21, 2013.  Photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter listens to a question from a midshipman after speaking to a group of about 250 midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., Nov., 21, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo