U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates revealed that he will step down this year
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According to U.S. media reports, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates visited April 7, when the U.S. military in Iraq said he plans to retire this year, the post of secretary of defense, this may be his Defense Minister will visit the last time.
Gates saluted the day in Iraq outside of Baghdad, U.S. 1st Infantry Division 2nd Brigade. In a speech to the soldiers to boost morale, he made the above remarks. Gates said he plans to retire this year, but did not disclose the specific time.
media said that since the U.S. 1st Infantry Division 2nd Brigade in 2007 mandate, in Iraq, more than 100 soldiers sacrifice. (Source: China Daily Chen Lu)