NEWS: The Petraeus scandal
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Last week Petraeus resigned from his CIA post after admitting to an extra-marital affair with his biographer Paula Broadwell. Revelations in the scandal have since widened to include U.S. Army General. David Allen and Jill Kelley, a friend of the Petraeus family.
A well regarded member of the U.S. military and intelligence community, Petraeus assumed leadership of the CIA in September of 2011. Prior to his work with the agency, he served for 27 years in the United States Army – a term that included several four-star assignments.
Petreaus married his wife Holly Knowlton not long after his graduation from West Point in 1974. They have two children.