beaming son as, "our latest Airborne trooper."Stephen Petraeus is a member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Army R.O.T.C. program.
The general also attended a memorial celebration for the dozens of World War Two veterans who were members of the Army's first black parachute infantry battalion, the 555th, also known as the Triple Nickel.
Speaking to them, Petraeus
said, "You are true American pioneers.You challenged the conscience of a nation and its Army."Stephen Petraeus
is looking forward to his
father's much-anticipated appearance before Congress on Monday
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