U.S. Soldiers stand by a Patriot missile battery at a Turkish army base in Gaziantep, TurkeyDowload higest-resolution version(4256 by 465 pixels)
U.S. Soldiers stand by a Patriot missile battery at a Turkish army base in Gaziantep, Turkey, Feb. 4, 2013, while awaiting the arrival of U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter. Carter visited the area to view Patriot missile batteries installed with assistance from U.S. troops. U.S. and NATO Patriot missile batteries and personnel deployed to Turkey in support of NATO's commitment to defending Turkey?s security during a period of regional instability.