About David H. Petraeus
David H. Petraeus served over 37 years in the U.S. military – including tours in Cold War Europe – the United States – Central America – Haiti – Bosnia – Kuwait – Iraq – Afghanistan – and the greater Middle East. He culminated his military service with six consecutive commands as a general officer – five of which were in combat – including command of: the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) during the fight to Baghdad and the first year in Iraq; Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq over 15 subsequent months; Multi-National Force-Iraq during the Surge from February 2007 to September 2008; U.S. Central Command from 2008 to 2010; and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan from 2010 to 2011. Following his service in the military – Gen. Petraeus served as the Director of the CIA – leading the Agency during a period that saw significant achievements in the global counter-terrorism effort. In 2013 he joined the investment firm KKR.