Outgoing Defense Secretary Robert Gates walks back to the stage after reviewing the troops during an Armed Forces Farewell Tribute in his honor, Thursday, June 30, 2011, at the Pentagon. (AP ... more 
Outgoing Defense Secretary Robert Gates walks back to the stage after reviewing the troops during an Armed Forces Farewell Tribute in his honor, Thursday, June 30, 2011, at the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Pablo Martinez Monsivais
Thu, Jun 30, 2011 12:51 PM EDT