United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

Jan. 26 - 28, 2011
Meetings with Canadian Leaders
Attend U.S. Strategic Command Ceremony
Estimated Mileage: 2197
USA
CANADA

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Kehler Succeeds Chilton as Strategic Command Chief

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb., Jan. 28, 2011 – Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, welcomed Air Force Gen. C. Robert Kehler as the new chief of U.S. Strategic Command during a change-of-command ceremony held at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. Story

Department United on Budget Needs, Gates Says

OTTAWA, Canada, Jan. 27, 2011 – Civilian and military officials in the Defense Department are in agreement on the budget, and that bodes well for real fiscal change, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said in Ottawa, Canada. Story

Gates: Congress Must Address ‘Crisis on My Doorstep’

OTTAWA, Canada, Jan. 27, 2011 – The failure of Congress so far to pass the fiscal 2011 defense appropriations bill has become “the crisis on my doorstep,” Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said in Ottawa, Canada. Story

U.S., Canada Discuss Defense Cooperation

OTTAWA, Canada, Jan. 27, 2011 – U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Canadian National Defense Minister Peter MacKay discussed a range of bilateral military issues during meetings in Ottawa. Story

Secretary Meets with Canadian Defense Minister

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2011 – Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has arrived in Ottawa, Canada, to meet with Defense Minister Peter MacKay to discuss U.S.-Canada defense issues and areas of cooperation, including mutual efforts in Afghanistan. Story

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Gates, Mullen Attend Change of Command Ceremony

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About the Secretary

In the course of his duties, Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates travels throughout the world visiting U.S. military forces in deployed locations and meeting with defense counterparts in allied and partner nations. Here's a look at Secretary Gates' latest travels.