At the National Constitution Center last week, Robert Gates struck a nerve.
In accepting the Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Center last night, former Secretary of Defense Gates said we are now in “uncharted territory when it comes to the dysfunction in our political system” and provided three reasons why.
The National Constitution Center this evening awards the 2011 Liberty Medal to former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, in honor of his five decades of distinguished public service. A tireless advocate for the welfare of American troops, Gates has been called “the ultimate soldiers’ secretary.” A former CIA director, he led the Department of Defense… [Continue Reading]
In a special program today, former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates fielded questions about his years of public service and the future of the military.
From protecting the troops to serving under eight (!) presidents, here are the reasons we chose Gates to receive the 2011 Liberty Medal.