Gen. John Allen intends to retire, decline military's top post in Europe
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Gen. John Allen intends to retire, decline military's top post in Europe

Tampa : FL : USA | Feb 19, 2013 at 10:09 AM PST
Source: Washington Post
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The decision deprives Obama of a four-star general with whom he had built a close wartime relationship and forces the White House to find a new candidate for the military's most prestigious overseas assignment. In an interview Monday evening, Allen said he wants to focus on helping his wife, Kathy,... FULL ARTICLE AT Washington Post
 
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