Outgoing Defense Secretary Robert Gates shakes hands with President Barack Obama, as Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen applauds, during a farewell ceremony for Gates, Thursday, June 30, 2011, at ... more 
Outgoing Defense Secretary Robert Gates shakes hands with President Barack Obama, as Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen applauds, during a farewell ceremony for Gates, Thursday, June 30, 2011, at the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Evan Vucci
Thu, Jun 30, 2011 12:44 PM EDT