Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta has no plans to curtail his trips to Monterey, Calif. "That's where his family lives, after all," a senior aide said. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta has no plans to curtail his trips to Monterey, Calif. "That's where his family lives, after all," a senior aide said. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)