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Hagel Meets With Australian Leaders

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston talk before a meeting in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. Hagel is on an around-the-world trip focused on protecting U.S. interests, but with a special emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region. In Sydney, Hagel is participating in his second Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston hold a meeting in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014.  
 DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center right, and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston, second from left, hold a meeting in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel shares a light moment with Australian Defense Minister David Johnston during a round-table meeting in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston hold a round-table meeting in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston hold a joint press conference in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston hold a joint press conference in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston hold a joint press conference in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks to reporters during a joint press conference with Australian Defense Minister David Johnston in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel walks to a wreath-laying ceremony at the Anzac Memorial in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Anzac Memorial in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Anzac Memorial in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014.
 DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Anzac Memorial in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Anzac Memorial in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Anzac Memorial in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Anzac Memorial in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston talk after participating in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Anzac Memorial in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Australian Defense Minister David Johnston talk after participating in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Anzac Memorial in Sydney, Aug. 11, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt