Deputy Secretary of Defense Visits ASEAN

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter walks with US Ambassador to ASEAN David Carden as he arrives in Jakarta, Indonesia, March 19, 2013.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter walks with US Ambassador to ASEAN David Carden as he arrives in Jakarta, Indonesia, March 19, 2013.

US Ambassador to ASEAN David Carden hosted a dinner for the ASEAN Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR) in honor of visiting Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter.  Carter is on a six day trip in the Asia-Pacific region to meet with defense counterparts and assure ally nations of the U.S. commitment to the area.