Panetta, Dempsey Attend Wreath Ceremony, Meet with Australian Leaders

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, stands with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith, second from left, U.S. Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III, third from right, U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, second from right, and other Australian military members before a wreath-laying ceremony at Kings Park in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, center, stands with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith, left, U.S. Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear II, fourth from right, U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, second from right, and other Australian military members before a wreath-laying ceremony at Kings Park in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton share a light moment with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith before a wreath-laying ceremony at Kings Park in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, stands with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith during a wreath-laying ceremony at Kings Park in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, stands with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith during a wreath-laying ceremony at Kings Park in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Bob Carr lay wreaths during a ceremony at Kings Park in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, center, Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr, and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, pause for a moment of silence and render honors after a wreath laying ceremony at Kings Park in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton talk with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith, second from left, and Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Bob Carr at Kings Park in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton walk with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith, second from left, and Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Bob Carr at Kings Park in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center right, and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, center, are shown the Perth skyline by Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith, right, and Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr, left, at Kings Park in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. 
 DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith makes opening statements during the 2012 Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr makes opening statements during the 2012 Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton meet with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith and Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr during the 2012 Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. Navy Adm. Samuel Locklear, meet with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith and Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr during the 2012 Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, speaks as U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listens during the 2012 Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, look on during the 2012 Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, share a light moment with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith and Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr during the 2012 Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meet with Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith and Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr during the 2012 Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations in Perth, Australia, Nov. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo