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SECDEF visits Peterson

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Secretary of Defense Robert Gates greets Gen. C.  Robert Kehler, Air Force Space Command commander, Gen. Gene Renuart, NORAD – U.S. Northern Command commander, upon his arrival at the base flight line here June 9.  Secretary Gates is visiting Peterson AFB to speak to Airmen and answer their questions following the resignation of the Air Force’s top two leaders.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Duncan Wood)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Secretary of Defense Robert Gates greets Gen. C. Robert Kehler, Air Force Space Command commander, Gen. Gene Renuart, NORAD – U.S. Northern Command commander, upon his arrival at the base flight line here June 9. Secretary Gates is visiting Peterson AFB to speak to Airmen and answer their questions following the resignation of the Air Force’s top two leaders. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Duncan Wood)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Secretary of Defense Robert Gates arrives at the base flight line here June 9.  Secretary Gates is visiting Peterson AFB to deliver a speech reinforcing his message that the Air Force must apply more rigor to its responsibilities with nuclear weapons on the heels of the resignation of the Air Force’s top two leaders.  Gen. C.  Robert Kehler, Air Force Space Command commander, Gen. Gene Renuart, NORAD – U.S. Northern Command commander, and Col. Jay Raymond, 21st Space Wing commander, greeted Secretary Gates upon his arrival. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Duncan Wood)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Secretary of Defense Robert Gates arrives at the base flight line here June 9. Secretary Gates is visiting Peterson AFB to deliver a speech reinforcing his message that the Air Force must apply more rigor to its responsibilities with nuclear weapons on the heels of the resignation of the Air Force’s top two leaders. Gen. C. Robert Kehler, Air Force Space Command commander, Gen. Gene Renuart, NORAD – U.S. Northern Command commander, and Col. Jay Raymond, 21st Space Wing commander, greeted Secretary Gates upon his arrival. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Duncan Wood)