Army Col. James C. Markert, left, escorts outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta during an Armed Forces Farewell Ceremony to honor Panetta, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Joint Base Myer-Hen

 

              Army Col. James C. Markert, left, escorts outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta during an Armed Forces Farewell Ceremony to honor Panetta, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Joint Base Myer-Hen
Army Col. James C. Markert, left, escorts outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta during an Armed Forces Farewell Ceremony to honor Panetta, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)