Carter Attends Defense Logistics Agency Ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter arrives at the Defense Logistics Agency change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011. During the ceremony, Navy Vice Adm. Mark D. Harnitchek succeeded Navy Vice Adm. Alan S. Thompson as agency director.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter arrives at the Defense Logistics Agency change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • A sailor rings a bell as Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter arrives for the Defense Logistics Agency change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Incoming Defense Logistics Agency director Navy Vice Adm. Mark D. Harnitchek arrives at the agency's change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Outgoing Defense Logistics Agency director Navy Vice Adm. Alan S. Thompson arrives at the agency's change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • A color guard posts the colors during the Defense Logistics Agency change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, second from left, attends the Defense Logistics Agency change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011. Navy Vice Adm. Mark D. Harnitchek, second from right, succeeded Navy Vice Adm. Alan S. Thompson, center, as agency director.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter delivers remarks during the Defense Logistics Agency change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter presents the Joint Meritorious Unit Award to the Defense Logistics Agency during the change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Outgoing Defense Logistics Agency director Navy Vice Adm. Alan S. Thompson delivers remarks during the agency change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011. Navy Vice Adm. Mark D. Harnitchek succeeded Thompson as director.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Incoming Defense Logistics Agency director Navy Vice Adm. Mark D. Harnitchek delivers remarks during the agency change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter congratulates Navy Vice Adm. Alan S. Thompson during the Defense Logistics Agency change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011.   DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Outgoing Defense Logistics Agency director Navy Vice Adm. Alan S. Thompson, left, administers the oath of office to incoming director Navy Vice Adm. Mark D. Harnitchek during the agency change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Outgoing Defense Logistics Director Navy Vice Adm. Alan S. Thompson receives a standing ovation during the agency change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Navy Vice Adm. Alan S. Thompson and his wife, Mary Joe, are piped ashore one last time during the Defense Logistics Agency change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Outgoing Defense Logistics Agency director Navy Vice Adm. Alan S. Thompson is piped ashore one last time during the agency change-of-responsibility and retirement ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 18, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey