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Gates departs Pentagon with Medal of Freedom

• Washington Post

President Obama surprised Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates on Thursday with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, paying tribute to his four decades of public service at a regal farewell ceremony outside the Pentagon.

The honor came on Gates’s last day as defense secretary after 41/2 years in the job

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Comment by Andrea Severson
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Gates - Medal of Freedom - what a joke.  They are always patting each

other on the back.   

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