Carter Begins Trip to Israel, Uganda, Ethiopia

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter and his staff prepare for a three-country trip while en route to Israel aboard a military aircraft, July 20, 2013. Carter also is scheduled to travel to Uganda and Ethiopia in sub-Saharan Africa. During Carter’s first official trip to Israel as deputy secretary, he will meet with senior Israeli defense officials to discuss issues of mutual strategic importance and reaffirm the U.S. commitment to the relationship between the United States and Israel.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter and his staff prepare for a three-country trip while en route to Israel aboard a military aircraft, July 20, 2013. Carter also is scheduled to travel to Uganda and Ethiopia in sub-Saharan Africa. During his trip, he will meet with defense and government leaders to discuss issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks with Matthew Spence, deputy assistant secretary for Middle East policy, while en route to Israel, July 20, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter exchanges greetings with Amnon Harari, an Israeli defense minister representative, on arrival at Ben-Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, July 21, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter greets Moshe Ya’alon, Israel’s defense minister during a trip to meet with leaders in Israel, July 21, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter meets with members of the Israel Defense Forces at Camp Adam, Israel, July 21, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter inspects weapons during a visit with the Israel Defense Forces at Camp Adam, Israel July 21, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler