Nightly News | August 31, 2011
>>> he is perhaps the most celebrated military officer since eisenhower and certainly one of the best known of the modern era . today general david petraeus , said goodbye to the u.s. army , after four stars and 37 years of service. his farewell address dealt with family a lot, his family and all those who sacrifice. honor guards from every branch of the military looked on and invited guests today included fellow members of his 1974 west point graduating class , nec month petraeus becomes the director of the cia .