Robert Gates

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Resource Center Dallas Happy, For the Most Part, With "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Report

    U.S. Navy Petty Officer Specialist 1st Class Chad J. McNeeleyRobert Gates and Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at today's press conference​The Department of Defense today released its 247-page Report of the Comprehensive Review of the Issues Associated with a Repeal of ... More >>

  • News

    December 18, 2008

    War Chest for Combat Survivor Program Nearly Empty.

    A program for fallen warriors' families feels the economic pinch

  • News

    October 2, 2008

    Soldier Suicides

    Two Texas brothers fall in the war on terror—one in combat, one by his own hand

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2008

    In Grapevine Today, Robert Gates Addressed "The Grim Reality of War"

    Secretary of Defense Robert Gates Secretary of Defense Robert Gates addressed the Military Child Education Coalition’s annual conference today, held in the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center’s enormous ballroom. Speaking to the fact that three out of five service members deployed in Iraq ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2008

    But What About the Children?

    A remarkable statistic, courtesy the Military Officers Association of America today: "More than 700,000 children have seen a parent deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan, and three out of every five Active Duty, Reservists and National Guard members deployed to a warzone have family responsibilities." And ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2007

    If They Showed Boobs During Council Meetings More Often, We'd Totally Go

    Grimes' latest crush, Angela Hunt As my computer died yesterday at City Hall, Angela Hunt started in on a beautiful speech about Dallas heritage. I was cursing Steve Jobs through most of it, but this is what I wrote down: "We need not to forget our heritage. We need this SUP process ..." Re: the Wes ... More >>

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    May 3, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 8, 2006

    Is This an Aggie Joke?

    Here's your new Secretary of Defense, Texas A&M president Robert Gates. Gig 'em. You might wanna turn on your TV right now: President George W. Bush is yelling at reporters, to whom he just said Donald Rumsfeld is out as Secretary of Defense. In is Robert Gates, former National Security Council and ... More >>

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    Sob Story

    Buzz sheds a tear for 2003