Robert Gates

Type: Person
Name: Robert Gates (Robert Michael Gates)
Title: Secretary of Defense
Organization: Texas A&M University
Date of Birth: 1943-09-23
Place of Birth: Wichita, Kansas
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Robert Gates
First reported 51 mins ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 1 reports

McRaven to serve as next University of Texas chancellor

Dive Brief: Retiring Navy Adm. William McRaven has been chosen as the “sole finalist” for chancellor of the University of Texas system, and he will take the reins later this year.McRaven is retiring as commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command ... [Published Education Dive - 51 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Recommended Reading

[by Mark Safranski, a.k.a " zen "] Top Billing! The Hill (Laurie Blank) Asymmetries and proportionalities   ….There is no doubt that, after an attack, the urge to simply count up the casualties and declare a war crime is powerful. However, ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

173rd Sky Soldiers Stand Out With 3 Living MoHs

Former Staff Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts became the third living "Sky Soldier" from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team to receive the Medal of Honor in the past four years.Pitts joined Sgt. Kyle White and former Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta as the members ... [Published Military.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Innovation as a measure of leadership

Everyone complains about the lack of innovation in government. Few people do anything about it.But don’t blame federal employees or managers; blame their leaders. The truth is that innovation, speed and agility are all anathemas to the government’s bloated ... [Published Federal Times - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

US adjusting to Russian boldness

(FOX) - The downing of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner has brought renewed attention to the dispute in eastern Ukraine.The front page of Moscow's independent Novaya Gazette reads: Forgive us, Netherlands - an olive branch and admission about Russia's role ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Peggy Hawkins

, after a brief illness with family by her side. Visitation will be held at Robinson Funeral Home in West Point on Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. Services will be held at Robinson Chapel on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 10 a.m. with burial to follow ... [Published Starkville Daily News - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

First Colombia Gold Announces New Leasing Program

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Newly appointed President Clarence Parks announced today that First Colombia Gold, Corp. ( OTCQB:FCGD ) has rolled out the first model of its new leasing program. In doing so, Parks stated "We have acquired 1,114 acres of land, which ... [Published The CW44 Tampa Bay - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bush School hosting series on World War II and its impacts

The new semester sees several major events taking place at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.On Jan. 23, the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs will host a screening of Michaël Prazan’s documentary, The ... [Published Bryan-College Station Eagle - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

EHR Failure Partly to Blame for VA Troubles

CIO: WASHINGTON -- The troubles at the Department of Veterans Affairs are in part the result of the failure to set up a system of electronic health records (EHR), former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Tuesday.Tags:President of the United States, ... [Published I360 Gov - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Charlie Dunlap reviews ‘Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War’ by Robert Gates

Published by Knopf (2014)Reviewed by Charlie DunlapFriday, July 18, 2014 at 12:52 PMWith Iraq in a profound downward spiral (and many believing that Afghanistan could be next ), the legacy of Robert M. Gates, who served so influentially as Secretary of ... [Published Duke University - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

EHR failure partly to blame for VA troubles

Credit: Reuters File PhotoThe troubles at the Department of Veterans Affairs are in part the result of the failure to set up a system of electronic health records (EHR), former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Tuesday."One of my chief regrets as ... [Published Computerworld Singapore - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Market Basket Boycotters, Where Are You Shopping Now?

By Robert GatesThe push by Market Basket workers to have has changed the shopping habits of many loyal Market Basket shoppers this week.Workers want former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas reinstated and part of their effort is to ask shoppers to boycott Market ... [Published Medford Patch - Jul 23 2014]

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"president george w bush was, i think, always disappointed that he was unable to present the medal of honor to a single living recipient" Gates said

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A new Cold War? Hardly [Published The Hill - 5 hours ago]
Recommended Reading [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 13 hours ago]
Ukraine Crisis Reminds Americans Why NATO Shoul... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 28 2014]
City native earns Senatorial Medal of Freedom [Published Cumberland Times-News - Jul 28 2014]
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Editorial: Innovation as a measure of leadership [Published Federal Times - Jul 28 2014]
173rd Sky Soldiers Stand Out With 3 Living MoHs [Published Military.com - Jul 28 2014]
Ex-Pentagon CIO ready to do home work [Published Crains Detroit Business - Jul 27 2014]
AT THE LIBRARY: 7-27-2014 [Published Stillwater NewsPress - Jul 27 2014]
Pigs gone wild have come to Ohio [Published Farm and Dairy - Jul 26 2014]
US adjusting to Russian boldness [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Jul 26 2014]
Peggy Hawkins [Published Starkville Daily News - Jul 26 2014]
First Colombia Gold Announces New Leasing Program [Published The CW44 Tampa Bay - Jul 25 2014]
Who wants to buy a couple of warships from Fran... [Published Conversation UK - Jul 25 2014]
Bush School hosting series on World War II and ... [Published Bryan-College Station Eagle - Jul 25 2014]
Bridge to the future [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 25 2014]
EHR Failure Partly to Blame for VA Troubles [Published I360 Gov - Jul 25 2014]
Steve Wozniak to speak at UNT Aug. 18 [Published North Texas e-News - Jul 25 2014]
First Colombia Gold Names Clarence Parks President [Published Individual.com - Jul 25 2014]
CBS and NBC Finally Notice Criticism of Obama F... [Published Media Research Center - Jul 24 2014]
Forbes, Langevin Say Congress Must Help Push Mi... [Published SeaPower Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
Putting a contract out on good ideas [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - Jul 24 2014]
Charlie Dunlap reviews ‘Duty: Memoirs of a Secr... [Published Duke University - Jul 24 2014]
`Crises Cascade and Converge’: Charlie Rose (07... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 24 2014]
First Colombia Gold buys into three oil companies [Published PredictWallStreet - Jul 24 2014]
EHR failure partly to blame for VA troubles [Published Computerworld Singapore - Jul 24 2014]
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Hillary Clinton and the decision to intervene i... [Published Power Line - 2 hours ago]
(Paul Mirengoff) Hillary Clinton has been working full-time to control the story of her time as Secretary of State. That was the point of her clunky, largely unread book, and the point of her awkward, gaffe-laden book tour. Clinton argues (plausibly) ...
Recommended Reading [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 13 hours ago]
[by Mark Safranski, a.k.a " zen "] Top Billing! The Hill (Laurie Blank) Asymmetries and proportionalities   ….There is no doubt that, after an attack, the urge to simply count up the casualties and declare a war crime is powerful. However, ...
The Challenge Of Reform Conservatism, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 22 2014]
Last week, in response to me , Douthat kicked off a conversation about reform conservatives’ foreign policy views. Ross, for his part, advocates for a “kind of unifying center for conservatives weary of current binaries (Tea Party versus RINOs in ...
Clarence Parks Appointed President of First Col... [Published Business Wire Natural Resources News - Jul 22 2014]
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Colombia Gold, Corp. (OTCQB:FCGD) is pleased to announce that Clarence Parks, has been appointed President of First Colombia Gold Corp. CEO Robert Gates announced today the addition of Clarence Parks as President ...
The Story of FRES – 2009 and a Return to FRES [Published Think Defence - Jul 19 2014]
in 2009 the story of FRES would advance with the launch of the Specialist Vehicles (SV) requirement, the Utility Vehicle (UV) having been swept as far under the MoD’s carpet as possible. Future Rapid Effects System (FRES) The FRES 2009 got off to a cracking ...
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Former Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert M. Gates... [Published Financial Services - May 22 2014]
Robert Gates and Leon Panetta ask Congress to P... [Published PR Newswire - Feb 03 2014]
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