Pentagon Holds Farewell Ceremony For Robert Gates

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US President Barack Obama shakes hands with outgoing Secretary of... News PhotoApplauding,Barack Obama,Chairperson,Government,Hand,Handshake,Horizontal,International Landmark,Michael Mullen,Politics,Robert M. Gates,The Pentagon,US President,USA,Vitality,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: AFP 2011 AFPUS President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with outgoing Secretary of Defense Robert Gates as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Admiral Mike Mullen (R) applauds during the Armed Forces Farewell Tribute to him at the Pentagon's River Terrace Parade Field in Washington, DC, June 30, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)