Pentagon Workers Applaud Panetta for Accomplishments

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta departs his office for what was expected to be the last time at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. Panetta will remain secretary of defense until his successor is confirmed and sworn in. As he walked through Pentagon hallways, he and his wife, Sylvia, and dog, Bravo, greeted cheering Defense Department workers and military members, wishing them well. 
 DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, his wife, Sylvia, and their dog, Bravo, walk through crowds of cheering Defense Department workers and military members, Feb. 14, 2013. Panetta will remain secretary of defense until his successor is confirmed and sworn in. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Sylvia Panetta, wife of Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, greets cheering Defense Department workers and military members at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. Panetta will remain secretary of defense until his successor is confirmed and sworn in. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, and his dog, Bravo, greet crowds of cheering Defense Department workers and military members at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. Panetta will remain secretary of defense until his successor is confirmed and sworn in. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta greets crowds of cheering Defense Department workers and military members at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. Panetta will remain secretary of defense until his successor is confirmed and sworn in. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta stops to shake a hand as he walks through crowds of cheering Defense Department workers and military members at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. Panetta will remain secretary of defense until his successor is confirmed and sworn in. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, his wife, Sylvia, and their dog, Bravo, walk through crowds of cheering Defense Department workers and military members at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. Panetta will remain secretary of defense until his successor is confirmed and sworn in. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, his wife, Sylvia, and their dog, Bravo, walk through crowds of cheering Defense Department workers and military members at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. Panetta will remain secretary of defense until his successor is confirmed and sworn in. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, his wife, Sylvia and their dog, Bravo receive a standing ovation as Panetta departs his office at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. Panetta will remain secretary of defense until his successor is confirmed and sworn in. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Department workers give Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, his wife, Sylvia and their dog, Bravo  a standing ovation on what was expected to be Panetta's last day at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. Panetta will remain secretary of defense until his successor is confirmed and sworn in. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, his wife, Sylvia and their dog, Bravo receive a standing ovation as Panetta departs his office for what was expected to be his last time at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. Panetta is preparing to retire, but he will remain secretary of defense until his successor is confirmed and sworn in. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Department workers give Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, his wife, Sylvia, and their dog, Bravo, a standing ovation as the secretary departs his office for what was expected to be his last time at the Pentagon, Feb. 14, 2013. Panetta is preparing to retire, but will remain secretary of defense until his successor is confirmed and sworn in. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett