Wednesday, August 31, 2011

The Legacy Of Gen. David Petraeus

Army Gen. David H. Petraeus delivers remarks at his retirement ceremony and official farewell on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 31, 2011. Petraeus is retiring after a 37-year military career to become director of the CIA. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

The Impact Of Gen. David Petraeus, In Four Takes -- Washington Post

Gen. David H. Petraeus, the most recognized military officer of his generation, retires from the Army today after roughly four decades in uniform and a career like no other.

With that in mind, we invited four defense experts to reflect on his record. Some of them have known the general up close, others from afar. To each the question was the same: What is his legacy and how has he shaped the U.S. armed forces?

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My Comment:
His tenure in the Army may be at an end .... but his involvement as head of the CIA is now unfolding .... and what he may do there has the possibility of producing a legacy just as profound and deep as his tenure in the Army.

WNU Editor: WNU will have more on General Petraeus and his retirement ceremony later tonight.

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