Leon Panetta and Smokey Bear Exchange Salutes -- July 8, 1994, in the Old Executive Office Building Washington (DC)
Photo taken at Leon Panetta's OMB (Office of Management and Budget) going-away party on Friday, July 8, 1994.
The event took place in the Indian Treaty Room, in the Old Executive Office Building (OEOB, now called the Eisenhower Building).
From left to right, OMB Program Associate Director T.J. Glauthier, OMB Director Panetta, the US Forest Service's Smokey Bear, and T.J.'s executive assistant Alice Shuffield.
Mr. Panetta left OMB to become President Clinton's chief of staff. He is currently serving as the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
Scanned from a 1994 photo, with minor Photoshop effects.
Photo credit unknown.
Ron Cogswell portrayed Smokey at this event with the permission of the Forest Service.