Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates left, shakes hands with Iraq War veteran Anthony Odierno, representing Wounded Warrior Project, after receiving the Liberty Medal during a ceremony at the ... more 
Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates left, shakes hands with Iraq War veteran Anthony Odierno, representing Wounded Warrior Project, after receiving the Liberty Medal during a ceremony at the National Constitution Center Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 in Philadelphia. Since 1989, the Liberty Medal has been given annually to individuals or organizations whose actions strive to bring liberty to people worldwide. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Alex Brandon
Thu, Sep 22, 2011 8:07 PM EDT