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Robert Gates (IV)

Robert M. Gates was the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense. He stepped down in 2011. Gates has a long and distinguished career in National Security Affairs. Robert Michael Gates was born in Wichita, Kansas on September 25, 1943. As a child, he was involved in the Boy Scouts of America, eventually attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. His time in ... See full bio »
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Release of his book, "Duty: The Memoirs of a Secretary at War". See more »

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Part of his 2009 commencement speech: During the Revolution, a man in civilian clothes rode past a redoubt being repaired. The commander was shouting orders but not helping. When the rider asked why, the supervisor of the work detail retorted 'Sir, I am a corporal.' The stranger apologized, dismounted, and helped repair the redoubt. When he was done, he turned toward the supervisor and said 'Mr. ... See more »


U.S. Defense Secretary since December 18, 2006. See more »

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