Tag Archives: Secretary of Defense Robert Gates

By Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service (Part 2 of 4) WASHINGTON, June 23, 2011 – The whole time Robert M. Gates has served as defense secretary, the nation has been at war on two fronts. When Gates came on …
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Secretary of Defense Robert Gates honors the service members who’ve fought and died in defense of our nation and the family members who’ve been bearing the brunt of repeated deployments.

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In the “This Week in the DoD” podcast for May 27: Twelve states are currently recovering from natural disasters, including the devastating tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. Service members are delivering relief, and VA financial assistance is available for those …
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In the “This Week in the DoD” podcast for April 8: Secretary of Defense Robert Gates visited troops in Iraq, taking questions from service members deployed there. He spoke about a range of issues ranging from the possible furlough of many government …
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In the “This Week in the DoD” podcast for March 11: Secretary of Defense Robert Gates traveled this week to visit Wounded Warriors at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, and Marines at Camp Leatherneck in Helmand Province, leading up to a …
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