Soldiers honor defense secretaries

By David VergunDecember 19, 2006

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Commander of Troops Col. Robert Pricone inspect the troops.
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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld reviews the troops.
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Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment pass in review during the ceremony. Joining Rumsfeld on the reviewing platform are President George W. Bush, Vice President Richard Cheney and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Peter Pace.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment pass in review during the ceremony. Joining Rumsfeld on the reviewing platform are President George W. Bush, Vice President Richard Cheney and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Peter Pace. (Photo Credit: Robert D. Ward) VIEW ORIGINAL
As Soldiers and other servicemembers look on, Robert Gates is sworn in as the 22nd Secretary of Defense by Vice President Dick Cheney. President George W. Bush and Gates' wife, Becky, look on, during the ceremony at the Pentagon Dec. 18, 2006.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – As Soldiers and other servicemembers look on, Robert Gates is sworn in as the 22nd Secretary of Defense by Vice President Dick Cheney. President George W. Bush and Gates' wife, Becky, look on, during the ceremony at the Pentagon Dec. 18, 2006. (Photo Credit: Cherie A. Thurlby) VIEW ORIGINAL