John Abizaid

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Birthday
1, 1951
Birthplace
Redwood City, CA
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
1, 1951 (age 68)
Birthplace
Redwood City, CA

About

U.S. Army General and CENTCOM Commander who oversaw American military action in the Middle East after 9/11.

Before Fame

He was commissioned as a second infantry lieutenant following his 1973 graduation from West Point.

Trivia

He testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee in 2006.

Family Life

His mother died of cancer when he was young, and his father, a World War II Navy machinist, raised him.

Associated With

He was mentioned in Bob Woodward's book, State of Denial: Bush at War, Part III.