Panetta Meets British Leaders, Tours Palace of Westminster

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, meets with members of Parliament in London, Jan. 18, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, meets with members of Parliament in London, Jan. 18, 2013. Panetta is on a six-day trip to Europe to visit with foreign counterparts and troops. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, meets with members of Parliament in London, Jan. 18, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Andrew Robathan, minister of state for the U.K.'s armed forces, gives U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, a tour of the House of Lords in London, Jan. 18, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Andrew Robathan, minister of state for the U.K.'s armed forces, gives U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, a tour of the House of Lords in London, Jan. 18, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Andrew Robathan, minister of state for the U.K.'s armed forces, gives U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, a tour of the House of Commons in London, Jan. 18, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Andrew Robathan, minister of state for the U.K.'s armed forces, gives U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, a tour of the House of Commons in London, Jan. 18, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Andrew Robathan, minister of state for the U.K.'s armed forces, gives U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, a tour of the House of Commons in London, Jan. 18, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Andrew Robathan, minister of state for the U.K.'s armed forces, gives U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, a tour of the Palace of Westminster in London, Jan. 18, 2013. Previously, Panetta toured the House of Commons.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, views royal burial plaques at the Palace of Westminster in London, Jan. 18, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Andrew Robathan, minister of state for the U.K.'s armed forces, gives U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, a tour of the Palace of Westminster in London, Jan. 18, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Andrew Robathan, minister of state for the U.K.'s armed forces, gives U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, a tour of the Palace of Westminster in London, Jan. 18, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Andrew Robathan, minister of state for the U.K.'s armed forces, gives U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, a tour of the Palace of Westminster in London, Jan. 18, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta laughs with yeoman warders, who serve as ceremonial guardians of the Towner of London, at the Yeoman Warder Mess in London, Jan. 18, 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 Sir Thomas More's cell in the Tower of London with Dick Harrold, governor of the Tower of London, in London, Jan. 18, 2013. Panetta is on a six-day trip to Europe to visit with defense counterparts and troops. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo