Panetta Visits Troops in Vicenza, Italy

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta views the room of honor at the headquarters for U.S. Army Europe's 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team with U.S. Army Lt. Col. Donald in Vicenza, Italy, Jan. 17, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta answers questions during an interview with ABC News reporter Martha Raddatz in Vicenza, Italy, Jan. 17, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks with troops at U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza, Italy, Jan. 17, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta listens to a question from a soldier at U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza, Italy, Jan. 17, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks with troops in Vicenza, Italy, Jan. 17, 2013. Panetta is on a six-day trip to Europe to visit with defense counterparts and troops.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta visits with troops after lunch in Vicenza, Italy, Jan. 17, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta presents a coin to the son of a U.S. soldier in Vicenza, Italy, Jan. 17, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • The son of a U.S. soldier smiles as he holds the coin U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta gave him in Vicenza, Italy, Jan. 17, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo