DoD, CIA play musical chairs

Friday - 7/1/2011, 10:32am EDT

Leon Panetta begins his new job as defense secretary today while Army four-star General David Petraeus takes over for him at the CIA. Petraeus was confirmed yesterday by the Senate.

Outgoing Defense Secretary Robert Gates was honored by President Barack Obama with the Medal of Freedom on his final day in office yesterday.

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