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Carter Visits Syracuse University, Details 'Force of the Future'

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, shakes hands with Mike Haynie, executive director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., March 31, 2015. Carter met with leaders and discussed his "force for the future" initiative to strengthen retention of the military's best personnel in the coming years.  DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter talks with professor Sean O'Keefe before a meeting at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., March 31, 2015.  DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter meets with Mike Haynie, executive director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, at Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., March 31, 2015.  DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter walks with Sean O'Keefe after a meeting at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., March 31, 2015.  DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter walks with Sean O'Keefe following a meeting at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., March 31, 2015. DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter walks with Sean O'Keefe after a meeting at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., March 31, 2015. DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter, second from right, participates in a panel discussion in the Melanie Gray Ceremonial Courtroom at Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y., March 31, 2015. Carter spoke to students from the journalism and public policy schools. DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter participates in a panel discussion in the Melanie Gray Ceremonial Courtroom at Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y., March 31, 2015. DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett