U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta applauds after presenting New Zealand Army Capt. Jason Tinsley, left, a U.S. Army Commendation Medal for his service in Afghanistan, in the auditorium at the World War II Hall of Memories at the Auckland War Memorial Museum in Auckland, New Zealand, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Larry Downing, Pool)

Photo by: Larry Downing

U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta applauds after presenting New Zealand Army Capt. Jason Tinsley, left, a U.S. Army Commendation Medal for his service in Afghanistan, in the auditorium at the World War II Hall of Memories at the Auckland War Memorial Museum in Auckland, New Zealand, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Larry Downing, Pool)