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Military Honors Retiring McChrystal

General says career didn't end as he'd hoped

(Newser) - After 34 years in the Army, Gen. Stanley McChrystal left behind legions of admirers and the prospect that his reputation as a ferocious fighter would one day eclipse the costly comments that appeared in Rolling Stone. "Over the past decade, arguably no single American has inflicted more fear on... More »

McChrystal Will Retire With Four-Star Pension

White House promises, though he doesn't technically qualify

(Newser) - Stanley McChrystal will retire with his fourth star—and the bigger pension it brings. The White House will do "whatever is necessary" to make that happen, says press chief Robert Gibbs. It's an issue because McChrystal got the fourth star about a year ago and hasn't served with it... More »

McChrystal Will Retire

Disgraced general's formal rank at issue

(Newser) - Gen. Stanley McChrystal will retire from the Army after 34 years in uniform and one devastating Rolling Stone profile . " McChrystal informed the Army today that he intends to retire, " said a rep, but "we don’t have a date yet or anything like that." Whether he... More »

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