Gen. Stanley McChrystal is an American retired United States Army General born in 1954 in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. McChrystal was Director, Joint Staff from 2008 to 2009 and he served as Commander, Joint Special Operations from 2003 to 2008. He was largely responsible for the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. McChrystal was accused of covering up the friendly fire death of Pat Tillman. He resigned from his posts of Commander, ISAF and Commander U.S. Forces Afghanistan in 2010. He and his wife Annie have one son, Sam.