Gates Attends Boy Scouts of America's Centennial Celebration

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addresses an audience of more than 45,000 during the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Boy Scouts from across America march in carrying flags as the national anthem plays during the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010.  U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addressed an audience of more than 45,000 who came to the 12,000 acre site for 10 days to celebrate the Boy Scouts centennial. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • A Boy Scout carries a flag during the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • More than 45,000 Boy Scouts salute during the singing of the national anthem as part of the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • The two millionth Eagle Scout Anthony Thomas addresses an audience of more than 45,000 during the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addresses an audience of more than 45,000 scouts during the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addresses an audience of more than 45,000 scouts during the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addresses an audience of more than 45,000 scouts during the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addresses an audience of more than 45,000 scouts during the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Boy Scouts applaud as U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addresses the audience of more than 45,000, during the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree at Ft. AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addresses an audience of more than 45,000 scouts during the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addresses an audience of more than 45,000 scouts during the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • A Boy Scout listens as U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addresses the audience of more than 45,000, during the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates takes a photo with the two millionth Eagle Scout Anthony Thomas during the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates boards a helicopter after addressing an audience of more than 45,000, during the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates looks at two coins given to him by members of the Boy Scouts of America during the 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • A helicopter carrying U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates lands back at the Pentagon following a visit by Gates to the Boy Scouts of America 2010 National Scout Jamboree on Fort AP Hill, Va., July 28, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen