Panetta Attends Meeting With NATO Defense Ministers in Brussels

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta greets members of NATO before a meeting of NATO defense ministers and members of the North Atlantic Council in Brussels, Oct. 9, 2012. Panetta is scheduled to meet with several defense ministers during the two-day event. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta arrives at the beginning of a meeting of NATO defense ministers and members of the North Atlantic Council in Brussels, Oct. 9, 2012.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, speaks with Catherine Ashton, right, European Union high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, at the beginning of a meeting of NATO defense ministers and members of the North Atlantic Council in Brussels, Oct. 9, 2012.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Walter Gaskin, center, deputy chairman of the NATO Military Committee, greets members of NATO before the meeting with NATO defense ministers and members of the North Atlantic Council in Brussels, Oct. 9, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and defense leaders participate in a meeting of the NATO defense ministers and members of the North Atlantic Council in Brussels, Oct. 9, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta greets members before a meeting of the NATO defense ministers and members of the North Atlantic Council in Brussels, Oct. 9, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta attends a meeting of NATO defense ministers and members of the North Atlantic Council in Brussels, Oct. 9, 2012.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, fifth from right, poses for a group photo with other NATO defense ministers and members of the North Atlantic Council in Brussels, Oct. 9, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, left, pose for a group photo with other NATO defense ministers and members of the North Atlantic Council in Brussels, Oct. 9, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, shakes hands with Greek Defense Minister Panos Panagiotopoulos, left, during a conference of NATO defense ministers and North Atlantic Council members in Brussels, Oct. 9, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith during a conference of NATO defense ministers and North Atlantic Council members in Brussels, Oct. 9, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, laughs with French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, left, at a conference of NATO defense ministers and North Atlantic Council members in Brussels, Oct. 9, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at a conference of NATO defense ministers and North Atlantic Council members in Brussels, Oct. 9, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian meets with U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta at a conference of NATO defense ministers and North Atlantic Council members in Brussels, Oct. 9, 2012. 
 DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo