President accepts resignation
Photo Credit: White House Video Screenshot
President Barack Obama announces that he has accepted Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal's resignation from his post as the top NATO and U.S. commander in Afghanistan and that he is nominating Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of U.S. Central Command, to replace him. Left to right, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, Vice President Joe Biden, Petraeus, and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates accompanied Obama in the Rose Garden.
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