Panetta Meets with Canadian Defense Minister in Nova Scotia

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks with Canadian Defense Minister Peter MacKay in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nov. 18, 2011. Panetta met with MacKay to discuss bilateral military issues. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, speaks with Canadian Defense Minister Peter MacKay, center, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nov. 18, 2011. Panetta met with MacKay to discuss bilateral military issues.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, walks to a joint press conference with Canadian Defense Minister Peter MacKay in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nov. 18, 2011.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, foreground, and Canadian Defense Minister Peter MacKay hold a joint press conference to open the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nov. 18, 2011. Panetta and MacKay fielded several questions regarding the possible U.S. budget cuts to the F-35 strike fighter aircraft and it's impending impact on Canada. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, and Canadian Defense Minister Peter MacKay hold a press conference to open the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nov. 18, 2011.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks during a joint press conference to open the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nov. 18, 2011.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Canadian Defense Minister Peter MacKay introduces U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta at the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nov. 17, 2011. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta makes an opening statement as Canadian Defense Minister Peter MacKay, left, listens at the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nov. 18, 2011. Panetta stressed the importance of international alliances to help combat terrorist organizations worldwide. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta makes an opening statement at the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nov. 18, 2011. Panetta stressed the importance of international alliances to help combat terrorist organizations worldwide. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta greets U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona at the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nov. 18, 2011. Panetta met with McCain before returning to Washington, D.C. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo