March 24, 2017

Defense Secretary to Retire in 2011

Defense Secretary Robert Gates could retire as early as January 2011, but certainly by the end of 2011.  “It would be a mistake to wait until January 2012,” Gates said in an interview published today with Foreign Policy Magazine, “This is not the kind of job you want to fill in the spring of an election year.” Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman has confirmed the report.

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