McChrystal Speaks on His Resignation/Firing
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 2:04 pm
The cashiered commander of the Afghanistan war just emailed this to reporters:
This morning the President accepted my resignation as Commander of U.S. and NATO Coalition Forces in Afghanistan. I strongly support the President’s strategy in Afghanistan and am deeply committed to our coalition forces, our partner nations, and the Afghan people. It was out of respect for this commitment — and a desire to see the mission succeed — that I tendered my resignation.
It has been my privilege and honor to lead our nation’s finest.
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