Gen. Stanley McChrystal reviewing troops for the last time as he is honored at a retirement ceremony at Fort McNair in Washington. (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)
General Stanley McChrystal: My Share Of The Task
It's not exactly "Old Soldiers Never Die", but it does acknowledge an early ending. U.S. army General Stanley McChrystal said farewell at Fort McNair in Washington DC in July, 2010. A month earlier, his boss, U.S. President Barack Obama announced McChrystal's departure as commander of US forces in Afghanistan.
It was a very public end to the career of the man who spearheaded the coalition's efforts against the Taliban and Al Qaeda in that theatre of war. Stanley McChrystal writes about his life at the top of the U.S. military in his new book, My Share of the Task. Stanley McChrystal joined us from New Haven, Connecticut.
General Stanley McChrystal: My Share Of The Task - Murray Brewster
Murray Brewster covered the war in Afghanistan from the desert battlefields, to the Ottawa minefields. He is the Defence Correspondent for The Canadian Press. He is also the author of The Savage War: The Untold Battles of Afghanistan. Murray Brewster was in Ottawa.
This segment was produced by The Current's Howard Goldenthal.
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