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Hagel Receives 2014 Distinguished International Leadership Award

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, is greeted by former Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter as he arrives at the 2014 Atlantic Council’s awards ceremony and dinner in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2014. Hagel received the council’s Distinguished International Leadership Award during the ceremony.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, is greeted by fellow dignitaries before the start of the 2014 Atlantic Council’s awards ceremony and dinner in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2014. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, is greeted by former Secretary of State Colin Powell before the start of the 2014 Atlantic Council’s awards ceremony and dinner in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2014. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, is greeted by fellow dignitaries before the start of the 2014 Atlantic Council’s awards ceremony and dinner in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2014. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, stands and covers his heart as colors are presented at the start of the 2014 Atlantic Council’s awards ceremony and dinner in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2014. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel receives applause as he walks to the stage to receive the 2014 Atlantic Council’s Distinguished International Leadership Award in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2014. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Brent Snowcroft, chairman of the Atlantic Council’s International Advisory Board, presents Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, with the council’s Distinguished International Leadership Award during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. April 30, 2014. 
 DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Brent Snowcroft, chairman of the Atlantic Council’s International Advisory Board, presents Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, with the council’s Distinguished International Leadership Award during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. April 30, 2014. 
 DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivers remarks after being awarded the 2014 Atlantic Council’s Distinguished International Leadership Award in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2014. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett