Carter Visits Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, and Air Force Maj. Gen. Jeffrey G. Lofgren, commander of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, walk the flightline after receiving a briefing on the F-35 joint strike fighter and F-22 aircraft on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 6, 2013. Carter is visiting several military bases to thank service members for their loyalty and sacrifices. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, walks with Air Force Maj. Gen. Jeffrey G. Lofgren, commander of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, during his visit to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 6, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center left, receives a briefing on the F-35 joint strike fighter and F-22 aircraft from Air Force Maj. Gen. Jeffrey G. Lofgren, commander of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, and several pilots during his visit to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 6, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center, is shown an F-22 aircraft during a briefing by several pilots on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 6, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrives to deliver remarks to troops in the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration team’s hangar on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 6, 2013.   DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter delivers remarks to troops in the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration team’s hangar on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 6, 2013.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Air Force personnel applaud as Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter, not shown, thanks them for their service during a troop event in the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration team’s hangar on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 6, 2013.   DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter delivers remarks to troops in the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration team’s hangar on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 6, 2013.   DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • An F-16 with the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration team practices a maneuver during Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s visit to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 6, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett