Jul 10 2008
Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement following Senate confirmation of General David Petraeus as Commanding General of U.S. Central Command by a vote of 95-2, and General Raymond Odierno as Commander of Multi-National Force-Iraq by a vote of 96-1.
“I congratulate President Bush for nominating these fine officers for two of the most important jobs in the military. Generals Petraeus and Odierno are the right people at the right time to lead operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.”