Hagel Attends Centennial Dinner for Anti-Defamation League in New York

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel walks to the centennial dinner for the Anti-Defamation League in New York, Oct. 31, 2013. At the event, Hagel directed the National Guard Bureau to work with nine states to resolve the issue of those states denying ID cards to same-sex spouses serving in the Guard. He also announced Israel would buy six V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft for its air force. Later, Hagel helped present an award to former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta for his dedication to equal rights. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, greets former Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta at the start of the centennial dinner for the Anti-Defamation League in New York, Oct. 31, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, talks with former Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta at the start of the centennial dinner for the Anti-Defamation League in New York, Oct. 31, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, stands with former Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, and Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham H. Foxman at the start of the centennial dinner for the Anti-Defamation League in New York, Oct. 31, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham H. Foxman introduces Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at the centennial dinner for the Anti-Defamation League in New York, Oct. 31, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivers the keynote speech at the centennial dinner of the Anti-Defamation League in New York, Oct. 31, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta laughs during his introduction at the centennial dinner for the Anti-Defamation League in New York City, New York, Oct 31, 2013. Panetta received the William and Naomi Gorowitz Institute Service Award for his dedication to equal rights throughout his career in public service. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Former Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks at the centennial dinner for the Anti-Defamation League in New York, Oct. 31, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, helps Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham H. Foxman, left, present former Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, center left, with the William and Naomi Gorowitz Institute Service Award at the centennial dinner for the Anti-Defamation League in New York, Oct. 31, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo