Gates, Defense Ministers Discuss Mission in Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, left, and other defense ministers of Regional Command South in Afghanistan hold discussions in Cornwallis Park, Nova Scotia, Nov. 21, 2008.  Gates is taking part in discussions of International Security Assistance Force's Regional Command South which is comprised of forces from Canada, Australia, Denmark, Estonia, Netherlands, Romania, United Kingdom, and the United States. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates (far right) and other defense ministers of Regional Command South pose for a photo and hold discussions in Cornwallis Park, Nova Scotia, Nov. 21, 2008. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates looks over some paperwork in Cornwallis Park, Nova Scotia, Nov. 21, 2008. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates (far right) and other defense ministers of Regional Command South pose for a photo and hold discussions in Cornwallis Park, Nova Scotia, Nov. 21, 2008. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates walks with Australian Minister of Defense Joel Fitzgibbon and Estonia's Defense Minister Jaak Aaviksoo after meeting with them in Cornwallis Park, Nova Scotia, Nov. 21, 2008. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • United Kingdom's Minister of Defense Mr. John Hutton and Australian Defense Minister Joel Fitzgibbon listen to U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates after a discussion on Counter-Insurgency in Cornwallis Park, Nova Scotia, Nov. 21, 2008.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • United Kingdom's Minister of Defense John Hutton, Dutch Defense Minister Eimert van Middlekoop and Australian Defense Minister Joel Fitzgibbon listen to U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates after a discussion on counter-insurgency in Cornwallis Park, Nova Scotia, Nov. 21, 2008.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, right, and United Kingdom's Minister of Defense John Hutton talk after a discussion on counter-insurgency in Cornwallis Park, Nova Scotia, Nov. 21, 2008. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and defense ministers of Afghanistan's Regional Command South hold a press conference in Cornwallis Park, Nova Scotia, Nov. 21, 2008. DoD photo by U.S. Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and his delegation depart from Cornwallis Park, Nova Scotia, Nov. 21, 2008, after attending discussions on the approach to counter-insurgency as part of Afghanistan's Regional Command South. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates walks with Canadian Minister of Defense Peter Gordon MacKay after holding a press conference with him and the other members of Regional Command South in Cornwallis Park, Nova Scotia, Nov. 21, 2008. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates talks with members of the press on a U.S. Air Force C-32 aircraft after leaving Cornwallis Park, Nova Scotia, Nov. 21, 2008.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison