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WHY WE SERVE

WHY WE SERVE
Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates meets with U.S. military members involved with the "Why We Serve" program at the Pentagon, June 29, 2007. Why We Serve is a speakers' outreach program intended to re-connect the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces with those they serve: The American people.
Defense Dept. photo by Cherie A. Thurlby

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