Officials Attend Memorial Service to Honor Washington Navy Yard Shooting Victims

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, second from right, speaks with Navy Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, left, chief of naval operations, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, right, and Mabus’ wife, Lynne, before a memorial ceremony at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 2013. The service honored the victims of the Sept. 16 shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama bow their heads as a Navy chaplain leads a prayer during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 2013. The service honored the victims of the Sept. 16 shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • President Barack Obama speaks during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 2013. The service honored the victims of the Sept. 16 shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, listens as President Barack Obama speaks during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 2013. The service honored the victims of the Sept. 16 shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • President Barack Obama speaks during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • A family member of a victim of the Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage cries as the U.S. Navy Band performs during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • President Barack Obama speaks during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Friends and family members of those killed during the Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage attend a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington D.C., Sept. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton.
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington D.C., Sept. 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • President Barack Obama, left, First Lady Michelle Obama, second from left, and friends and family members of those killed during the Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage attend a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington D.C., Sept. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington D.C., Sept. 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Navy Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, chief of naval operations, speaks during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington D.C., Sept. 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Navy Secretary Ray Mabus speaks during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington D.C., Sept. 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Vincent Gray, mayor of Washington, D.C., speaks during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington D.C., Sept. 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Two sailors salute as taps is played during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington D.C., Sept. 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • A sailor rings the bell each time the names of a fallen Defense Department victim of the Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage is read during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington D.C., Sept. 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • President Barack Obama hugs friends and family members of those killed during the Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington D.C., Sept. 22, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Office 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • First Lady Michelle Obama hugs friends and family members of those killed during the Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington D.C., Sept. 22, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Friends and family members of those killed during the Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage hug at the conclusion of a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • The U.S. flag is flown at half-mast during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton