US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (L) greets the Minister of the National Guard of Saudi Arabia, Prince Mitib bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (R), as he hosts an honor cordon on the steps of the Pentagon  in Washington, DC.

US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (2nd L) and Saudi National Guard Minister Prince Mitib bin Abdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud (L) listen to national anthems at the Pentagon during an honor cordon Arlington, Virginia.

US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (2nd L) and Saudi National Guard Minister Prince Mitib bin Abdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud (L) listen to national anthems at the Pentagon during an honor cordon Arlington, Virginia.

US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (2nd L) escorts Saudi National Guard Minister Prince Mitib bin Abdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud (L) into the Pentagon during an honor cordon Arlington, Virginia.