Defense Secretary and former A&M President, Robert Gates, is heading back to Aggieland.
The former Aggie leader will be presented Friday, with the 2007 George Bush Award for Excellence in Public Service.
Former President Bush will give the award to the career intelligence officer.
Gates joins the ranks of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, Senator Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts, and evangelist Billy Graham.
The award ceremony takes place Friday at 5 p.m. at Reed Arena on the Texas A&M campus.
Gates is expected to speak immediately following the award presentation.
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