Hagel Meets With Japanese Defense Minister at Pentagon

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center left, hosts an honor cordon to welcome Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera to the Pentagon, April 29, 2013. The two defense leaders met to discuss issues of mutual concern. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, welcomes Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera, right, to the Pentagon, April 29, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera signs the guest book at the Pentagon, April 29, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, meets with Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 29, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera, left, meets with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 29, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, shares a light moment with Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera, foreground, while meeting at the Pentagon, April 29, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera brief the press at the Pentagon, April 29, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, briefs reporters while Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera looks on at the Pentagon, April 29, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, listens as Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera makes a comment as they brief the press at the Pentagon, April 29, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera brief the press at the Pentagon, April 29, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, shakes hands with Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera after briefing the press at the Pentagon, April 29, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera conclude a press briefing at the Pentagon, April 29, 2013.  DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler