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David Petraeus: Career Timeline

A Sudden End to a Decorated American Career
by Zane Groshelle on 13 November 2012

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The Army's Plan Focused on three goals: 1. DEFINING INSURGENCY AND COUNTERINSURGENCY 2. INTEGRATING CIVILIAN AND MILITARY ACTIVITIES 3. INTELLIGENCE IN COUNTERINSURGENCY David Howell Petraeus
Born:
7 November 1952
Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York Graduated from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Petraeus led the 101st Airborne in the 2003 attack on Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq He was then charged with training the new Iraqi Army from June of 2004 to September of 2005 Known as an upbeat reporter amid naysaying prognosticators, Petraeus publicly supported President George W. Bush's Iraq policy, drawing criticisms from the president's political opponents.

Petraeus became the commander of the Multi-National Force - Iraq (MFN-I) in February of 2007 and was charged with leading a "surge" of troops in a new strategy against anti-U.S. forces. Named commander of the U.S. Central Command, overseeing operations in Central Asia and the Middle East. Petraeus was named in June to replace General Stanley McChrystal as the commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. In August, he took over at the CIA. Resigned after an F.B.I. investigation uncovered evidence that he was carrying on an extramarital affair. November 9, 2012 1952 Graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. 1983 2003 2011 2007 2008 2010 David Howell Petraeus 2003 2007 2008 2010
Born:
7 November 1952
Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York 1952 1974 Graduated from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College 1983 Known as an upbeat reporter amid naysaying prognosticators, Petraeus publicly supported President George W. Bush's Iraq policy, drawing criticisms from the president's political opponents.

Petraeus became the commander of the Multi-National Force - Iraq (MFN-I) in February of 2007 and was charged with leading a "surge" of troops in a new strategy against anti-U.S. forces. In August, he took over at the CIA. 2011 In the days following his resignation, it came to light that the spymaster's paramour was none other than his biographer Paula Broadwell, author of "All In: The Education of General David Petraeus" A sudden end to a decorated American career..
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