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A great career that is not ending

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GEN David Petraeus has ended his military career after 37 years in uniform, but he is not leaving civil-service to this country.    Gen. David Petraeus is bidding farewell to the Army that has been his life and the troops that have been his family for 37 years. America’s best-known general is taking off his…

A follow up to the President’s Plan

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Yesterday I posted a blog entry about the President’s withdrawal plan from Afghanistan. Around the time I was posting that, apparently GEN Petraeus was testifying in front of the Senate committee which was confirming him as the head of the CIA. ‘ It appears that GEN Petraeus has the same reservations and concerns that ADM Mullen had. Hours later…

Video of Gen Petraeus (P4) presenting awards for Valor

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While visiting Regional Command South to see and hear what is operationally and strategically important, Gen. David Petraeus made time to present multiple awards of valor, including the Silver Star, Bronze Stars for Valor, Army Commendation Medals for Valor, and Purple Hearts at Forward Operating Base Wilson. He also handed out coins to engineers that…

Ignorance is Bliss

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It is hard to believe that after nine years of war, there are so many people who are ignorant to what our soldiers are doing in Afghanistan. I mean I can understand that from 2003-2009 most people were almost completely ignorant that we were even still at war in Afghanistan because the MSM focused almost…

It is Time to Lead, Follow, or get the hell out of the War

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Ok Mr. President and circle of advisors, it is time for you to figure out what you are going to do. Your VP said you would be tested in the first 6 months, and even though you have been tested domestically, this is your first real test on foreign affairs and definitely the first test…

Petraeus predicts tough months ahead

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Petraeus predicts tough months ahead

…well after Bouhammer did HERE and HERE. But then again maybe the fine General has been reading this blog. At least he could have given me a hat-tip (H/T) as a courtesy. http://www.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view.bg?articleid=1167159 The above story was written on April 21st. But then on July 9th, General Petraeus emphasized again that this year is and…

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