Pentagon Apparently Will Let David Petraeus Keep His 4 Stars
A letter from the Pentagon reveals that U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter might not demote retired Gen. David Petraeus.By Jake Godin | January 30, 2016
Retired Gen. David Petraeus gets to keep his four stars.
The Defense Department was reportedly considering demoting Petraeus to a three-star general after he mishandled classified information.
But a short letter obtained by multiple news outlets reveals Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has decided to take no further action against Petraeus.