The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (center), U.S. Secretary of Defense, Senator Ted Stevens (left), (R-Alaska), and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov (right), wait for the Alaska-Siberia Lend Lease memorial ceremony to begin at Fairbanks, Alaska on Aug. 27, 2006. The memorial commemorates Russian and American aviators and support personnel that ferried more than 8,000 American-built airplanes through Great Falls Montana through Fairbanks for transfer to Russia during World War II. (DoD photo by STAFF SGT. D. Myles Cullen) (Released)