Panetta Meets With Uruguay President, Defense Ministers

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, meets with Uruguay President Jose Mujica, left, in Punta del Este, Uruguay, Oct. 8, 2012. Panetta is visiting South America on a four-day trip to strengthen defense relationships with his Western Hemisphere counterparts. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, meets with Uruguay President Jose Mujica, left, in Punta del Este, Uruguay, Oct. 8, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, meets with Uruguay President Jose Mujica, left, in Punta del Este, Uruguay, Oct. 8, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, walks with Canadian Defense Minister Peter MacKay, left, in Punta del Este, Uruguay, Oct. 8, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, speaks at the plenary meeting of the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas in Punta del Este, Uruguay, Oct. 8, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks at the plenary meeting of the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas in Punta del Este, Uruguay, Oct. 8, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo