• U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus, Commander, International Security Assistant Force (ISAF) and U.S. Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A), delivers his farewell speech to a formation of 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Soldiers, Aug. 31, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. Petraeus, who also served as the Multi-National Forces-Iraq Commander, retired from the Army Aug. 31 and will assume his position as the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Sept. 6. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Megan Garcia)

    Gen. David Petraeus retirement ceremony

    U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus, Commander, International Security Assistant Force (ISAF) and U.S. Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A), delivers his farewell speech to a formation of 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Soldiers, Aug. 31, at Joint Base...

  • Col. David P. Anders (left), Regimental Commander, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus (right), Commander, International Security Assistant Force (ISAF) and U.S. Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A),  conducts an inspection of troops during Petraeus's retirement ceremony, Aug. 31, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson, Va. The Old Guard, the official escort to the President of the United States and the Army's oldest active infantry regiment, regularly conducts ceremonies and special events in support of the U.S. Army. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Megan Garcia)

    Gen. David Petraeus retirement ceremony

    Col. David P. Anders (left), Regimental Commander, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus (right), Commander, International Security Assistant Force (ISAF) and U.S. Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A), conducts an...

  • Deputy Secretary of Defense, William J. Lynn III (left), awards U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus (right), Commander, International Security Assistant Force (ISAF) and U.S. Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A), with a Defense Distinguished Medal in honor of his 37 years of service, Aug. 31, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. Petraeus, whose service over the past decade has led the 9/11 generation through a time of unparallel change and innovation, retired from the U.S. Army Aug. 31. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Megan Garcia)

    Gen. David Petraeus retirement ceremony

    Deputy Secretary of Defense, William J. Lynn III (left), awards U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus (right), Commander, International Security Assistant Force (ISAF) and U.S. Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A), with a Defense Distinguished Medal in honor of his 37...

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