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Beat 360° 6/30/11
President Barack Obama presents Secretary of Defense Robert Gates with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during his Armed Services Farewell Tribute on the River Parade Field at the Pentagon June 30, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
June 30th, 2011
08:12 PM ET

Beat 360° 6/30/11

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture you provide the caption and our staff will join in too. Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite!

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Joey Gardner
"It's the key to the city. The city of Kabul."


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John
“And when the economy improves you get the actual medal!”

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  1. Patty Ca

    Obama- It's an autographed picture of me & the Family

    June 30, 2011 at 8:43 pm |
  2. George Tataje

    the President gave him the "Golden Soul" from Pulp Fiction

    June 30, 2011 at 8:41 pm |
  3. Name*Dave True

    Are you sure this is Osama?

    June 30, 2011 at 8:41 pm |
  4. Jason, Iowa

    President: I m touched by your tears
    Gates: Yeah, everyone else got a Rolex!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:41 pm |
  5. Gary Dover

    Over 40yr.'s on the job, and you give me a half ate OREO!!! Come On Man!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:41 pm |
  6. Name*Dave True

    My very own medical marijuana kit!!!!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:38 pm |
  7. Patty Ca

    Obama- The best premium cigars money can buy
    Gates- Hmm... But I don't smoke!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:38 pm |
  8. Cindy

    It's about time!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:37 pm |
  9. john warren

    Hey, Bob, how about running this chocolate dipped bannana over to MSNBC.

    June 30, 2011 at 8:37 pm |
  10. Philip Cabibi

    A Box set of Anderson Cooper's latest hits, featuring Lord Sugar? Oh Mr. President, you shouldn't have.

    June 30, 2011 at 8:36 pm |
  11. Erica

    President Obama: "I... I kind of dropped it over there. It's not really broken or anything, right? Robert?"

    June 30, 2011 at 8:36 pm |
  12. Gary Faircloth

    Osama Bin Laden's ears.

    June 30, 2011 at 8:35 pm |
  13. Jalynn

    At this point, I would prefer a box of pizza!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:34 pm |
  14. David Weld

    Oooooh a set of earings and a diamond necklace. You shoudln't have. Blush.

    June 30, 2011 at 8:33 pm |
  15. Brent

    Gates, I told you to keep those Bin Laden pictures hidden!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:33 pm |
  16. katie jackson

    i didn't think Biden's could fit in there. . .

    June 30, 2011 at 8:33 pm |
  17. Kim lall

    Thanks for letting Pandora out of the box...

    June 30, 2011 at 8:32 pm |
  18. wanda

    I made it myself...do you like it?

    June 30, 2011 at 8:32 pm |
  19. Philip Cabibi

    Yayyy a trinket

    June 30, 2011 at 8:32 pm |
  20. Tuan Rashmilan

    Gates:Is this what i get for my work all this years??:(
    BO:Yeah! Mrs.Clinton want me to give you this,cuz of you she had to travel all over the world !

    June 30, 2011 at 8:31 pm |
  21. Amaru

    "You're gonna want to inhale those!"

    June 30, 2011 at 8:30 pm |
  22. Gregory K Johnson, Estherville, IA

    Thought bubble over Secretary Gate's head: (I believe in re-gifting but I just gave him these pens for Christmas!)

    June 30, 2011 at 8:30 pm |
  23. Sheila Stuart - CA

    It's a little too small for playing frisbbe toss with the dog!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:30 pm |
  24. Jason in St. Augustine FL

    Wow! It belonged to Halperin? You work quick Mr. President!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:28 pm |
  25. Sheila Stuart - CA

    Now, THAT"S cheezy!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:28 pm |
  26. Dana Stewart

    A 2012 campaign contribution box...were you out of White House envelopes?

    June 30, 2011 at 8:27 pm |
  27. Trevor S. Robertson

    "Damn, I was hoping a soul would fit in this box."

    June 30, 2011 at 8:27 pm |
  28. Orla Stuart - Santa Cruz, CA

    Gee, I was hoping for a Super Bowl ring, but I gues this will have to do!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:26 pm |
  29. susan w.

    Just what I wanted, a happy meal

    June 30, 2011 at 8:26 pm |
    • susan w.

      just what I wanted, a happy meal

      June 30, 2011 at 8:28 pm |
  30. lester anderson

    Really? Re-gift me...again?

    June 30, 2011 at 8:26 pm |
  31. ross b

    That's not a big enough box to put my ass whoopin that I will give those republicans!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:26 pm |
  32. Orla Stuart - Santa Cruz, CA

    How much will I get for this from the Gold Liquidators?

    June 30, 2011 at 8:25 pm |
  33. Vance Hall

    They're the best, from Havana!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:24 pm |
  34. Andrew

    Sorry we couldn't get you that pony you wanted Bob but hey, at least this will be easy to sell online.

    June 30, 2011 at 8:24 pm |
  35. Angie Kessler

    “Sorry, I don’t know how that WNBA championship ring got in there…"

    June 30, 2011 at 8:24 pm |
  36. Orla Stuart - Santa Cruz, CA

    My parents went to Washington and alI I got was this lousy mecal.

    June 30, 2011 at 8:24 pm |
  37. Annette Johnson

    "gee, I didn't know they made them this tiny!!"

    June 30, 2011 at 8:24 pm |
  38. Tyler Martin

    Yup. Just as I asked, six fat Cuban cigars. Thanks, Prez.

    June 30, 2011 at 8:23 pm |
  39. George From Las Vegas

    That`s it ?You had me come across the country for a freaking medal?

    June 30, 2011 at 8:23 pm |
  40. Kimberly Fabri

    "Candy? I know the economy is bad President, but a candy metal? The gold paper is pretty though."

    June 30, 2011 at 8:22 pm |
  41. Lynda Nelson, BC Canada

    Oh ... Uhhh ... I was hoping for the gold watch!!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:22 pm |
  42. Anji

    It's the new iPod loaded with Obamabeats

    June 30, 2011 at 8:22 pm |
  43. Nat

    Told you I could get you some Cuban cigars...

    June 30, 2011 at 8:21 pm |
  44. Sergio

    "Dick in a box". and this is the guy that just bought MySpace right? Huh!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:21 pm |
  45. Sergio

    "Dick in a box". and this is the uy that just bought MySpace right? Huh!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:21 pm |
  46. Thomas J D'Haene

    It's the gift that keeps on giving...

    June 30, 2011 at 8:20 pm |
  47. The Policy Geek

    "Well, whadaya know? Another ipod."

    June 30, 2011 at 8:20 pm |
  48. Stacy

    Great! A ring!!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:19 pm |
  49. Lynda Nelson, BC Canada

    Oh ... Uhhh ... I was hoping for a gold watch!!

    June 30, 2011 at 8:17 pm |
  50. Cherie Muerth,Tennessee

    Come by the office before you leave and we'll have a beer and discuss our next golf strategy...

    June 30, 2011 at 8:16 pm |
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