Speaking May 8, 2010, at the Eisenhower Presidential Library in Kansas, Defense Secretary Bob Gates said the "gusher" in defense spending that opened immediately after the 9/11 terrorist attacks "has been turned off." He wants to see a change operating "style and substance" to reduce overhead costs and, in turn, "transfer those savings to force structure and modernization within the programmed budget." Here, Gates (right) receives a tour of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum from Director Karl Weissenbach in Abilene, Kan., May 8, 2010.
DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
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