Gates Says Extended Tours Was Toughest Choice - NBC 7 San Diego

    Gates Says Extended Tours Was Toughest Choice

    On Monday, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said one of the toughest decisions he made as secretary was extending combat tours for troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. NBC 7’s Megan Tevrizian explains why some troops are likely still dealing with that decision today. (Published Monday, Jan 13, 2014) On Monday, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said one of the toughest decisions he made as secretary was extending combat tours for troops in Iraq... See More