U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates conducts Town Hall Meeting in Alaska

By Senior Airman Laura TurnerJune 1, 2009

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates answers questions 
from Army
and Air Force troops during a town hall meeting as part of his tour of 
Elmendorf Air Force Base, near Fort
Richardson. Secretary Gates, joined by U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, also
visited Fort Greely to tour the facility's missile defense site. Gates
stopped in Alaska on a return trip from Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo by
Senior Airman Laura Turner)
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates answers questions from Army and Air Force troops during a town hall meeting as part of his tour of Elmendorf Air Force Base, near Fort Richardson. Secretary Gates, joined by U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, also visited Fort Greely to tour the facility's missile defense site. Gates stopped in Alaska on a return trip from Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Laura Turner) (Photo Credit: Senior Airman Laura Turner) VIEW ORIGINAL
Col. William P. Miller, U.S. Army Alaska chief of
staff, presents a U.S. Army Alaska memento to Defense Secretary Robert Gates during a tour
of Elmendorf Air Force Base, near Fort Richardson. Secretary Gates, joined by U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, also visited Fort Greely to tour the facility's missile defense site. Gates stopped in Alaska on a return trip from Asia.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. William P. Miller, U.S. Army Alaska chief of staff, presents a U.S. Army Alaska memento to Defense Secretary Robert Gates during a tour of Elmendorf Air Force Base, near Fort Richardson. Secretary Gates, joined by U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, also visited Fort Greely to tour the facility's missile defense site. Gates stopped in Alaska on a return trip from Asia. (Photo Credit: Senior Airman Laura Turner) VIEW ORIGINAL