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U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates addresses military officers at the Naval Museum on March 21, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Russia. (credit: Charles Dharapak - Pool/Getty Images)

Gates Says He Would Have Allowed Gay Adults In Boy Scouts

The new president of the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Friday that he would have moved last year to allow openly gay adults in the organization — a step further than the Scouts ultimately took.

05/23/2014

Members of the Boy Scouts of America participate in pre-game ceremonies prior to a game between the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers. (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Expected To Announce Gates As New President

The Boy Scouts of America is expected to formally confirm former Defense Secretary Robert Gates as its new president.

05/22/2014

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates addresses military officers at the Naval Museum on March 21, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Russia. (credit: Charles Dharapak - Pool/Getty Images)

Gates Back At Texas A&M On Book Tour

Former Texas A&M president Robert Gates is returning to Aggieland to promote his recently released book about his nearly five-year tenure as the nation’s defense secretary.

01/21/2014

Former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates  (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Defense Secretary Criticizes “Controlling Nature” Of Obama Administration

Former CIA Director Robert Gates is releasing a new memoir in he which sharply criticizes the “controlling nature” of President Obama’s national security team.

01/08/2014

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Boy Scouts Name Robert Gates As Volunteer President

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has been named the next president of the Boy Scouts of America. The Irving-based organization announced Gates’ appointment to the volunteer position Wednesday.

10/30/2013

U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta addresses the annual Department of Defense/Veterans Administration Suicide Prevention Conference June 22, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gates & Panetta Question Syria Strategy

President Obama’s first two defense secretaries questioned his Syria strategy and said they would have told him not to seek approval for a strike on President Assad’s forces.

09/18/2013

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates addresses military officers at the Naval Museum on March 21, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Russia. (credit: Charles Dharapak - Pool/Getty Images)

2 Former Defense Secretaries In Dallas

Two former Secretaries of Defense, Robert Gates and Leon Panetta, are scheduled to speak to a Dallas audience one day after a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

09/17/2013

Former defense secretary Robert Gates spoke at UNT on Sept. 7, 2011. (Credit: Matt Goodman/CBSDFW.COM)

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates Speaks At UNT

Former defense secretary Robert Gates told a crowd at UNT on Wednesday that Congress must not ask for more defense cuts.

09/08/2011

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates addresses military officers at the Naval Museum on March 21, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Russia. (credit: Charles Dharapak - Pool/Getty Images)

Robert Gates To Speak About 9/11 At UNT

Former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates is set to speak at the University of North Texas as part of a week of 9/11 memorial events.

09/07/2011