Gen. Petraeus retires in Virginia

Gen. Petraeus retires in Virginia

Gen. David Petraeus (C) applauds during an armed forces farewell tribute and retirement ceremony in his honor at Ft. Myer in Virginia on August 31, 2011. Petraeus will soon start his new job as Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director. From left are his son Stephen, daughter Anne, Wife Holly, Petraeus, Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg