Panetta Continues London Visit, Holds Press Conference

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta listens to a recording of one of Winston Churchill's speeches during his visit to the Churchill Museum in London, Jan. 19, 2013. Churchill delivered that particular speech, "Fire in British Hearts," on Sept. 11, 1940. 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, right, holds a joint press conference with British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond at Lancaster House in London, Jan. 19, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, holds a joint press conference with British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond at Lancaster House in London, Jan. 19, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, walks with British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond in London, Jan. 19, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta sits at Winston Churchill's desk during a tour of Churchill's War Rooms in London, Jan. 19, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center, visits Winston Churchill's map room in Churchill's War Rooms in London, Jan. 19, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta waves goodbye from London, Jan. 19, 2013, before returning to Washington, D.C., on a military aircraft during his last overseas trip as the 23rd defense secretary. DOD photo by Carl Woog
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta waves goodbye as he departs London, Jan. 19, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo