Carter Visits, Meets With Troops in Hawaii

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, left, greets Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter upon his arrival on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, July 17, 2012. Carter visited the state to kick off a 10-day trip to the Asia-Pacific region with stops in Guam, Japan, Thailand, India and South Korea. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, left, speaks with Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, upon his arrival on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, July 17, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter and Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, view the panorama from Locklear's office on Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, July 18, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter and Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, view the panorama from Locklear's office on Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, July 18, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter thanks and Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, after meeting with him on Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, July 18, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Navy Rear Adm. Robin M. Watters, U.S. Pacific Command chief of staff, escorts Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter aboard the USS Missouri memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, July 18, 2012. Carter toured the memorial while also meeting with service members. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth
  • Navy Rear Adm. Robin M. Watters, U.S. Pacific Command chief of staff, introduces Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter to service members from U.S. Pacific Command during an all-hands call onboard the USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, July 18, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter addresses service members during an all-hands call onboard the USS Missouri, the battleship that served as the site of the surrender that ended World War II, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, July 18, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter addresses service members during an all-hands call onboard the USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, July 18, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter addresses service members onboard the USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, July 18, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter addresses service members onboard the USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, July 18, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter addresses service members onboard the USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, July 18, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter addresses service members onboard the USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, July 18, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter addresses service members onboard the USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, July 18, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth
  • Navy Rear Adm. Robin M. Watters, U.S. Pacific Command chief of staff, escorts Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter aboard the USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, July 18, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter gives a coin to Army Sgt. Daniel Manning aboard the USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, July 18, 2012. Manning is assigned to the 112th Signal Detachment, Special Operations Command-Pacific. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter gives a coin to Marine Corps Cpl. Joseph Klisiak aboard the USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, July 18, 2012. Klisiak is assigned to the 3rd Marine Regiment. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth