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Boy Scout board approves end to blanket ban on gay adults

...For far too long this issue has divided and distracted us," said the BSA's president, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates. "Now it's time to unite behind our shared belief in the extraordinary power of Scouting to be a force for good...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/boy-scout-board-approves-end-blanket-
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Boy Scouts executive committee OKs ending ban on gay leaders

...The committee action follows an emphatic speech in May by the organization's president, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, declaring that the long-standing ban on participation by openly gay adults was no longer sustainable. He and other...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-14/boy-scouts-executive-committee-oks-en
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Scouts' leader: Ban on gays not sustainable

NEW YORK - The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and called...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/scouts-leader-ban-gays-not-sustainabl
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Central Intelligence Agency Director Robert Gates was the featured speaker Thursday...Central Intelligence Agency Director Robert Gates was the featured speaker Thursday...Central Intelligence Agency Director Robert Gates was the featured speaker Thursday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031000/Loc_cia.shtml
Former CIA director addresses local Scouts

Former Central Intelligence Agency Director Robert Gates was the featured speaker Thursday at the annual Eagles Honors Banquet of the Southeast Alaska Area Council of Boy Scouts of America...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031000/Loc_cia.html
Local
Slow Pentagon budget growth

The following editorial first appeared in the Seattle Times: Defense Secretary Robert Gates' plan to reduce the Pentagon budget over the next five years is appropriate, overdue and even brave. The politics and emotions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011411/opi_769849792.shtml
Opinion
Elmendorf among DOD's best bases

...base has been named one of the military's best for mission performance and quality of life. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced on Friday that Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage was among the five winners of the 2010 Commander in Chief's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041210/reg_605127967.shtml
Regional News
Outside editorial: Pentagon has bigger battles to fight than 'Playboy' at PX

...at Ah, but published reports say anti-porn and religious groups are complaining to Congress and Defense Secretary Robert Gates that certain materials supposedly banned from military bases in 1996 are still being sold there. A Pentagon board says...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110907/opi_20071109034.shtml
Opinion
Palin to feds: Don't reduce missile agency budget

...reduction of $1.4 billion to the Missile Defense Agency's budget. Palin on Thursday sent a letter to Defense Secretary Robert Gates outlining her concerns, saying the cut is "not the best decision to today's threat environment." She noted North...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041009/reg_427816259.shtml
US to complete 14 Alaska missile silos

...military's Missile Defense Complex, Alaska's two U.S. senators said. Earlier this year, Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced plans to scale back the expansion of the proposed Missile Field 2, part of the administration's efforts...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102909/sta_510360304.shtml

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