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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...
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...
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...
Regional News
Outside editorial: Pentagon has bigger battles to fight than 'Playboy' at PX 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...
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...
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...
Outside editorial: End 'don't ask' before courts make the change

...then the courts almost certainly will do it for them, and that has top Pentagon brass worried. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, both want to repeal the policy, which prohibits gays...
Downsizing defense

...they should seriously consider what could be a rare bipartisan objective: cutting defense spending. Defense Secretary Robert Gates - a George W. Bush appointee and an Obama holdover - has announced plans to reduce what he calls the "cumbersome...
Alaskans concerned about North Korea

...long-range missile that could reach strategic targets in their home state. And they're not buying Defense Secretary Robert Gates' assertion during a visit this past week to one of Alaska's many military installations that the missile is not a...


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