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Odierno, Saddam Capturer

A profile from last month: “He hasn’t received the media attention of his fellow two-star general to the north in Mosul, Maj. Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of the 101st Airborne Division. And he isn’t in Baghdad, where foreign journalists are based. But Odierno, like Petraeus, is considered one of the most promising major generals in the Army. At 49, he is its youngest division commander and one of the most rapidly promoted officers of West Point’s Class of 1976.”

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