Log in

Sign up

05/03/09 — GHS grad answers new call to serve overseas

View Archive

GHS grad answers new call to serve overseas

By Matthew Whittle
Published in News on May 3, 2009 2:00 AM

Full Size

courtesy of the U.S. State Department

Newly sworn Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry, seated, signs his appointment papers as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, left, wife Ching Eikenberry and daughter, Jennifer Yu, look on. Eikenberry officially accepted his appointment to the position Wednesday during a ceremony in the Benjamin Franklin Room at the State Department in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON D.C. -- For 24 hours, Karl Eikenberry was unemployed. No longer an Army brigadier general and not yet the newest U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, the former Goldsboro High School football player said he spent that time reflecting. "The last...

Please log in to see full story.

Not yet registered? Sign up - Subscribers register for free!

Read more about this change