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