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Robert Gates' Public Statements

Full Name: Robert Michael Gates
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Becky; 2 Children
Birth Date: 09/25/1943
Birth Place: Wichita, KS
Home City: Washington, DC
Date Title
June 30, 2011 Remarks by the President and Secretary Gates at Armed Services Farewell Tribute in Honor of Secretary Gates
June 23, 2011 Gates Takes Steps to Change Pentagon Culture
June 23, 2011 Gates: Obama Had "Wide Array of Options' for Reduction
June 23, 2011 Gates Overcomes Obstacles in Iraq, Afghanistan
June 23, 2011 Gates Thanks Troops, Bids Farewell
June 22, 2011 Gates Says Afghanistan Withdrawal Capitalizes on Success
June 21, 2011 Gates: U.S. Committed to Robust Presence in East Asia
June 19, 2011 Gates Discusses Way Forward in Afghanistan
June 19, 2011 Gates Says Libya Strategy "Absolutely Right'
June 17, 2011 Gates, Mullen Support "Stand up for Heroes'
June 16, 2011 Gates Thanks Media for Critical Watchdog Role
June 16, 2011 Stand Up For Heroes Wounded Warriors Reception
June 15, 2011 Hearing of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee - Defense (Budget Request)
June 14, 2011 Army 236th Birthday
June 10, 2011 The Security and Defense Agenda (Future of NATO)
June 9, 2011 Gates Pleased with Progress on Afghanistan, NATO Reform
June 7, 2011 Gates Says Coalition, Afghans Can Turn Corner in Conflict
June 7, 2011 Remarks at ISAF Joint Command
June 6, 2011 Bin Laden Death Could Change Attitudes, Gates Says
June 6, 2011 Gates Says Guard, Reserve Roles Need Examining
June 4, 2011 Afghanistan at Important Point in Struggle, Gates Say
June 4, 2011 International Institute for Security Studies (Shangri-La Dialogue)
June 4, 2011 Gates Travels to Kabul for Talks With Leaders, Troops
June 4, 2011 Impact of bin Laden's Death Still Unknown, Gates Says
June 3, 2011 Gates Cautions Against Ending U.S. Support in Libya
June 2, 2011 Team Building Drove President's Choices, Gates Says
June 1, 2011 Gates: U.S. Remains Committed to Ties With Asia
June 1, 2011 Nations Want Better Relations with U.S., Gates Says
May 30, 2011 Memorial Day Message
May 30, 2011 Statement by Defense Secretary Robert Gates on CJCS, VCJCS, and Chief of Staff for the Army
May 30, 2011 Memorial Day Observance
May 29, 2011 Rolling Thunder
May 27, 2011 United States Naval Academy Commencement
May 25, 2011 Office of the Director of National Intelligence
May 24, 2011 Reagan Centennial
May 24, 2011 Gates Urges Protection of Modernization Funding
May 24, 2011 American Enterprise Institute (Defense Spending)
May 22, 2011 Notre Dame Commencement
May 20, 2011 Gates Keeps Promise for Families at Fort Riley
May 19, 2011 Gates Shares Views on Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan
May 19, 2011 Remarks at Fort Riley Elementary School Groundbreaking
May 19, 2011 Challenges Lie Ahead for Army, Gates Says
May 18, 2011 Gates Budget Review to "Force Discussion' of Risk Analysis
May 18, 2011 Gates: U.S. Assistance to Pakistan Should Continue
May 16, 2011 Gates Stresses U.S. Support Role in Libya
May 16, 2011 Gates: "Perfect Fusion' Made bin Laden Raid Succeed
May 15, 2011 Gates: Bin Laden Intel Required Prompt Action
May 14, 2011 North Dakota State University Commencement
May 13, 2011 University of Oklahoma Commencement
May 12, 2011 Gates to Troops: U.S. Must Sustain Force Excellence
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