Newslines lets you create cool news timelines about your favorite people and products. Register now!
Category Header

David Petraeus

13 Aug, 2014

David Petraeus is a retired American military officer born in 1952 in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York. He was formerly the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Petraeus was also a four-star general and served more than 37 years in the United States Army. Some of his most notable four-star work includes being the 10th Commander, U.S. Central Command from 2008-2010.  He was also a Commanding General, Multi National Force – Iraq from 2007-2008. In 2012, he was forced to resign his post as Director of the CIA because of an extramarital affair that would found during an investigation by the FBI. Petraeus is married to Holly Knowlton and they have two children.