Carter Meets With U.S. Afghan and International Leaders, Troops

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter meets with U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, commander of the 1st Cavalry Division, on Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, Feb. 23, 2012. Carter is in Afghanistan meeting with troops and NATO members. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter greets a Polish battle group commander on Forward Operating Base Ghazni, Afghanistan, Feb. 23, 2012. Carter is in Afghanistan meeting with troops and NATO members. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter meets with Polish battle group commanders on Forward Operating Base Ghazni, Afghanistan, Feb. 23, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter meets with Polish battle group commanders on Forward Operating Base Ghazni, Afghanistan, Feb. 23, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter flies over the mountains of northern Afghanistan on his way to Forward Operating Base Shank in Afghanistan, Feb. 23, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter meets with soldiers on Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, Feb. 23, 2012. The soldiers are assigned to the 1st Armored Division's 3rd Brigade Combat Team. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter speaks with an Afghan brigadier general on Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, Feb. 23, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Aston B. Carter tours an Afghan National Army facility with Afghan and U.S. military leaders on Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, Feb. 23, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter listens as a solider asks a question on Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan, Feb. 23, 2012. The soldier is assigned to the 25th Infantry Division's 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter meets with military leaders on Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, Feb. 23, 2012. The leaders are assigned to the 1st Armored Division's 3rd Brigade Combat Team. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo