To: Joint Chiefs of Staff

cc: Robert M. Gates, secretary of defense

From: Texas A&M University Traditions Council

Subject: Preliminary Recommendations for DoD


We cannot say how exciting it is to play a part in this historic transition. Congratulations on having the vision to recognize that Robert M. Gates is not the only thing Texas A&M has to offer to the Department of Defense, especially when morale at the Pentagon is not "all that it can