Naval Academy Graduation

May 29, 2012 - 1:22 PM
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, center, shakes hands with a United States Naval Academy Midshipmen as a fellow Midshipman, right, reacts after receiving her diploma during the Academy's graduation and commissioning ceremonies in Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, May 29, 2012. The Pentagon chief said Tuesday building U.S. maritime strength across the Asia-Pacific region will be one of the main projects for the new generation of America's naval officers. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)