On this Veterans Day, residents around the region are taking time to honor those who’ve served. Shai Ben-Yaacov speaks with former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who’ll be speaking tonight as part of the Philadelphia Speakers Series at the Kimmel Center. Elizabeth Fiedler relates an encounter between Philadelphia police and a petty criminal who police say is a prime example of a potential gang member. Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts joins us for a look at the skies. And Chris Satullo reflects on the whirlwind period of many adults’ lives: parenting young children.