Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Rumsfeld Resigns - Bush Nominates Robert Gates as Secretary of Defense

President Bush this afternoon announced his choice to be the next secretary of defense - Robert M. Gates - calling him the right man to meet the challenges facing the United States. During a brief White House news conference today, the president also thanked Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld.

Watch video of the news conference.

For more information on the Defense Department, visit the Government Publications Library subject guide to Military Information.

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