Panetta Meets With Japanese Defense Minister at Pentagon

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, welcomes Japanese Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto to the Pentagon, Aug. 3, 2012. The two defense leaders met to discuss issues of mutual concern. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, escorts Japanese Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto through an honor cordon into the Pentagon, Aug. 3, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Japanese Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto signs the guestbook as he prepares to meet with U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta at the Pentagon, Aug. 3, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Japanese Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto walk to a meeting room at the Pentagon, Aug. 3, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Japanese Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto pose for an official photo as they meet at the Pentagon, Aug. 3, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks with Japanese Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto during a meeting at the Pentagon, Aug. 3, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Japanese Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto listens as U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks during a meeting at the Pentagon, Aug. 3, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Japanese Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto conduct a joint press conference at the Pentagon, Aug. 3, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, and Japanese Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto conduct a joint press conference at the Pentagon, Aug. 3, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta comments during a joint press conference with Japanese Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto at the Pentagon, Aug. 3, 2012. The two defense leaders met to discuss issues of mutual concern. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Japanese Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto prepares to board a V-22 Osprey with his delegation to fly to Patuxent Naval Air Station from the Pentagon, Aug. 3, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Japanese Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto and his delegation board a V-22 Osprey to fly to Patuxent Naval Air Station from the Pentagon, Aug. 3, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • A V-22 Osprey carrying Japanese Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto and his delegation lifts off from the Pentagon to fly to Patuxent Naval Air Stationn Aug. 3, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett