Gates Receives George C. Marshall Award

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates shares a laugh with retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft, center, and Karan Bhatia, second from right, during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009.   DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. speaks with Katherine Winn, a family member of Gen. George C. Marshall, during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009.  Defense Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates received the award for a lifetime of distinguished service to his country and his focused, bipartisan leadership of two of the nation's most important institutions, the Defense Department and the Central Intelligence Agency. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen, left, and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., center, share a laugh with Jay Johnson and Jayne Shaw during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009.   DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks with retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009. Scowcroft served as national security advisor for Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush. 
 DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen, right, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., left, and Jay Johnson during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009.   DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks with distinguished guests during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009.   DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton poses for a photo with family members of Gen. George C. Marshall during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009.   DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Left to right, President of the George C. Marshall foundation Brian D. Shaw, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Chairman of the Board of Trustees John B. Adams, Jr., pose for a photo during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009.   DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks with Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009.   DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • President of the George C. Marshall Foundation Brian D. Shaw, addresses the audience during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009.  Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates received the award for a lifetime of distinguished service to his country and his focused, bipartisan leadership of two of the nation's most important institutions, the Defense Department and the Central Intelligence Agency.   DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses the audience during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009.   DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • A guest reads the biographies of Gen. George C. Marshall, left, and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, right, during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009.  Gates received the award for a lifetime of distinguished service to his country and his focused, bipartisan leadership of two of the nation's most important institutions, the Defense Department and the Central Intelligence Agency.   DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Member of the George C. Marshall Foundation Council of Advisors retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft addresses the audience during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009.   DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Member of the George C. Marshall Foundation Council of Advisors retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft addresses the audience during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009.   DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Member of the George C. Marshall Foundation Council of Advisors retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft, left, and Chairman of the Board John B. Adams, Jr., present the George C. Marshall Foundation Award to Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates during a ceremony at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009.  Gates received the award for a lifetime of distinguished service to his country and his focused, bipartisan leadership of two of the nation's most important institutions, the Defense Department and the Central Intelligence Agency.   DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addresses the audience during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009. Gates received the award for a lifetime of distinguished service to his country and his focused, bipartisan leadership of two of the nation's most important institutions, the Defense Department and Central Intelligence Agency.  DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addresses the audience during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009. Gates received the award for a lifetime of distinguished service to his country.  DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., addresses the audience during the George C. Marshall Foundation Award presentation at the State Department in Washington, D.C., Oct. 16, 2009.   DoD photo by Cherie Cullen