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 General David D. McKiernan

David D. McKiernan was Commanding General, U.S. Army, Europe from 2005-June 2008. Prior to that, he served as Commander of CFLCC from 2002-2004, which had responsibility for all allied ground forces in the Middle East. In this role, he oversaw the 2003 ground war against Saddam Hussein and the Iraqi regime as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He assumed command of NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan on June 3, 2008. He assumed command of both ISAF and USFOR-A on October 6, 2008.


On May 11, 2009, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he asked for the resignation of Gen. David McKiernan. Gates said new leadership was needed as the Obama administration launched its strategy in the seven-year-old campaign.

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By September of that year, General McNeill's replacement, Gen. David D. McKiernan, claimed that there weren't enough resources to defeat the insurgency.
Back in 2007, Gen. Dan McNeill, the top commander in Afghanistan, pleaded for reinforcements to the force of 26,000 troops he led, arguing it was "vitally important that the success Afghanistan has achieved not be allowed to slip away through neglect ...
Retired General James T. Conway served as the 34th commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps and the co-chair of the SAFE Energy Security Leadership Council.
... when he relieved army Gen. David McKiernan as the commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. ... Gen. Joseph Dunford took over command from Allen in February 2013 and managed the withdrawal of American forces for the next 18 months.
... when he relieved army Gen. David McKiernan as the commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. ... Gen. Joseph Dunford took over command from Allen in February 2013 and managed the withdrawal of American forces for the next 18 months.
Northeastern so impressed retired army Gen. David McKiernan, who once led U.S. forces in Afghanistan, that he developed a relationship with the university and does occasional pro bono work as an adviser.
Two American service members were killed fighting the Taliban near the northern city of Kunduz on Thursday, the U.S. military said amid reports that air strikes called in to protect the troops had caused heavy civilian casualties.
Kabul, Afghanistan - The U.S. general in charge of the war in Afghanistan is very concerned about casualty rates among Afghan Security Forces, and he says some of the fault lies directly with the Afghan leadership.
Gates on May 11, 2009, replaced the top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan, US Army General David McKiernan, less than a year after he took over the war effort there.
Gates on May 11, 2009, replaced the top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan, US Army General David McKiernan, less than a year after he took over the war effort there.
Gates on May 11, 2009, replaced the top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan, US Army General David McKiernan, less than a year after he took over the war effort there.
"He may be listening too much to the retired generals that are the ones closest to him, and extrapolating from them into the broader ranks of general officers," said retired army Lt. Gen. Dave Barno .... President Obama did that to Gen. David McKiernan ...
Three generals were fired or removed prematurely like General David D McKiernan, Stanley McChrytsal and General David Petraeus.
That is why Gen. David McKiernan, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan publicly contradicted his boss, Defense Secretary Robert Gates, in late 2008 when Gates, protesting the widespread pessimism on Afghanistan, started talking up the prospect of a ...
That is why Gen. David McKiernan, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan publicly contradicted his boss, Defense Secretary Robert Gates, in late 2008 when Gates, protesting the widespread pessimism on Afghanistan, started talking up the prospect of a ...
Lt. Gen David McKiernan faces a problem as old as Iraq: how to keep the tribes and various factions under control. His methods have involved sweeps and nightly patrols in a war which may go on as long as Americans are in Iraq.
Retired army Gen. David D. McKiernan, the former top commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, delivered the graduation address.
Retired army Gen. David D. McKiernan, the former top commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, will deliver the address to the College of Professional Studies graduates on Friday, May 13 at Matthews Arena.
Behind the scenes, "top U.S. military commanders" have reportedly been talking up a renewed, decades-long commitment to Afghanistan and its security forces, what one general has termed a "generational approach" to the war there. ... Imagine, for a ...
Behind the scenes, "top U.S. military commanders" have reportedly been talking up a renewed, decades-long commitment to Afghanistan and its security forces, what one general has termed a "generational approach" to the war there. ... Imagine, for a ...
Behind the scenes, "top U.S. military commanders" have reportedly been talking up a renewed, decades-long commitment to Afghanistan and its security forces, what one general has termed a "generational approach" to the war there. ... Imagine, for a ...
With Gen. John Campbell's tour of duty in Afghanistan finished, a new commander has taken over. Admittedly, things did not go well during Campbell's year and a half heading up the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) there, but that's par for ...
U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates fired the military commander of the NATO-led security mission in Afghanistan ISAF, David McKiernan, in 2009 and replaced him with Stanley McChrystal, a special forces veteran. McChrystal's bleak assessment of the ...
"I applaud Syracuse University and Gov. Cuomo for their commitment to supporting our nation's current veterans and transitioning service members as they embark on the next phase of their lives," says Gen. David D. McKiernan, (Ret.) "Providing education ...
"I applaud Syracuse University and Governor Cuomo for their commitment to supporting our Nation's current veterans and transitioning service members as they embark on the next phase of their lives," said General David D. McKiernan, USA, Ret. "Providing ...
Similarly, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates recalled in his memoir that every allied operation that caused Afghan civilian casualties "was a strategic defeat," and that consequently all three generals who served as commanders there (David ...


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