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They were enthusiastic after their first meeting with the commander in chief.
Defense secretary talks big on diplomacy, Stephen Glain writes, but must put money where his mouth is.
Some want the U.S. military to go ashore in Somalia to hunt pirates, commanders aren't enthusiastic.
Unmet treatment needs add to family strains from transfers and war-zone deployments.
"I'm not forgetting at all who's the president," he says.
Gates has a reputation for bipartisanship, but he will have to adapt to Obama's view of the Iraq war.
Adm. Mullen is having a gathering for wounded service members instead of a lavish party.
Pentagon chief looks for uses of "soft power" in a hard power world.
Wall Street thinks defense spending is going down.
A bill before President Bush would demand the GAO review the Pentagon program.