Panetta Visits War College, Marine Base, WWII Memorial in Brazil

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks to students at Brazil’s Superior War College in Rio de Janeiro, April 25, 2012. Panetta is on a five-day trip to the region to meet with counterparts and military officials in Colombia, Brazil and Chile to discuss an expansion of defense and security cooperation.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta observes a Brazilian Marine Corps demonstration with Adm. Ferando Antonio at Governor's Island Marine Base, Rio de Janeiro, April 25, 2012. Panetta is on a five-day trip to the region to meet with counterparts and military officials in Colombia, Brazil and Chile to discuss an expansion of defense and security cooperation.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Thomas Shannon observe a Brazilian Marine demonstration at Governor's Island Marine Base, Rio de Janeiro, April 25, 2012. Panetta is on a five-day trip to the region to meet with counterparts and military officials in Colombia, Brazil and Chile to discuss an expansion of defense and security cooperation DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta returns a salute during departure honors after visiting Governor's Island Marine Base, Rio de Janeiro, April 25, 2012. Panetta is on a five-day trip to the region to meet with counterparts and military officials in Colombia, Brazil and Chile to discuss an expansion of defense and security cooperation.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta greets officers at Brazil's Governor's Island Marine Base, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil April 25, 2012. Panetta is on a five-day trip to the region to meet with counterparts and military officials in Colombia, Brazil and Chile to discuss an expansion of defense and security cooperation.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta signs a guestbook at a memorial honoring Brazil's contributions to allied efforts during World War II, Rio de Janeiro, April 25, 2012. Panetta is on a five-day trip to the region to meet with counterparts and military officials in Colombia, Brazil and Chile to discuss an expansion of defense and security cooperation.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta lays a wreath at Brazil's World War II Memorial in Rio de Janeiro, April 25, 2012. Panetta is on a five-day trip to the region to meet with counterparts and military officials in Colombia, Brazil and Chile to discuss an expansion of defense and security cooperation.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta tours a memorial honoring Brazil's contributions to allied efforts during World War II, Rio de Janeiro, April 25, 2012. Panetta is on a five-day trip to the region to meet with counterparts and military officials in Colombia, Brazil and Chile to discuss an expansion of defense and security cooperation.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta departs Brazil's World War II Memorial after a wreath laying ceremony, Rio de Janeiro, April 25, 2012. Panetta is on a five-day trip to the region to meet with counterparts and military officials in Colombia, Brazil and Chile to discuss an expansion of defense and security cooperation.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta visits Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, April 25, 2012. Panetta is on a five-day trip to the region to meet with counterparts and military officials in Colombia, Brazil and Chile to discuss an expansion of defense and security cooperation DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley