Carter Arrives in Djibouti for Meetings

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Terry R. Ferrell, left, greets U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter as he arrives for a visit to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 11, 2013. During his brief stop, Carter received an aerial tour of the area and visited troops. Ferrell is the commander of Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, visits with U.S. troops on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 11, 2013. While in Djibouti, Carter also met with senior Djiboutian and U.S. officials. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, left, foreign minister of Djibouti, greets U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter as he arrives for a meeting at the Djibouti Foreign Ministry, May 11, 2013. Carter met with Youssouf to reinforce U.S. commitment to the two countries’ relationship and to thank Djibouti for its partnership. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti Geeta Pasi greets U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter as he arrives at the Djibouti Foreign Ministry, May 11, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, meets with Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, Djibouti's foreign minister, at the Djibouti Foreign Ministry, May 11, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • A crewman assists U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, as he prepares to take an aerial tour aboard a UH-60 Black Hawk during a visit to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 11, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter talks with officers describing the area as receives an aerial tour aboard a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during a visit to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 11, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter talks with officers as he receives an aerial tour aboard a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during a visit to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 11, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter walks away from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter after receiving an aerial tour during a visit to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 11, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter addresses U.S. troops on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 11, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. troops listen as U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter delivers brief remarks on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 11, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett