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Panetta, Dempsey Testify Before House Committee

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta greets U.S. Rep. Mike McIntyre of North Carolina before he testifies on the Defense Department's budget proposal to the House Armed Service Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 15, 2012. McIntyre is a committee member. Robert F. Hale, undersecretary of defense (comptroller) also testified on the budget.
 DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, prepare to testify on the Defense Department's budget proposal before the House Armed Service Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 15, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta answers questions about the Defense Department's budget proposal as Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, looks on at the House Armed Service Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 15, 2012 DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, answers questions on the Defense Department's budget proposal before the House Armed Service Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 15, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta answers a question during his testimony on the Defense Department's budget proposal before the House Armed Service Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 15, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley