Zengyin retired four-star general challenged the U.S. military strategy in Afghanistan was dismissed
photo December 10, 2009 in Washington, shooting Stanley McChrystal of the profile photo. Xinhua News Agency/Agence France
U.S. forces in Afghanistan, the former supreme commander, who were due to question the strategy of the President of Afghanistan fired four-star general Stanley McChrystal 23 “regret” retired.
military’s National Defense University in Washington the day of his retirement ceremony was held. McCristal since the first public speech since being sacked, admitted that “my military career, as I hope not the end.”
“I ended 38 years ago, I love the professional military career, but left unfulfilled promise.”
he said, people “dedicated to the military career of some the military’s loyalty and work there is misunderstanding, “I believe over time, people will correct these misunderstandings.
Associated Press reported, retirement ceremony held in the highest ceremonial military band play music, the Army honor guard of flag-waving, four howitzers, 17 gun salute rang, “heroic” farewell McCristal retired.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates specifically to attend the ceremony. He said: “Today, we are proud and sad to say goodbye to Stanley McChrystal.”
Afghan Ambassador to the U.S. 塔伊布贾瓦 Germany also participated in the retirement ceremony. He described McCristal “to lay the foundation for our ultimate victory.”
McCristal June with the U.S. “Rolling Stone” magazine interview, Barack Obama, when questioned immediately after the implementation of Taiwan’s strategy for Afghanistan, direct criticism of Vice President Joseph Biden and U.S. Ambassador to Carl * Eikenberry and other senior government officials, and then were fired.
although according to Army regulations, McCristal must be re-served for two years in order to retired four-star general rank, but the White House agreed to the end of June to the present rank he retired.