The Washington Monument is seen through a silhouette military honor guard as they wait for Defense Secretary Robert Gates to greet Ecuador's Defense Minister Javier Ponce Cevallos, not seen, Monday, ... more 
The Washington Monument is seen through a silhouette military honor guard as they wait for Defense Secretary Robert Gates to greet Ecuador's Defense Minister Javier Ponce Cevallos, not seen, Monday, Sept. 20, 2010, at the Pentagon. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Carolyn Kaster
Mon, Sep 20, 2010 10:49 PM EDT