U.S. General David Petraeus raises his glass of water at his Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington

 
U.S. General David Petraeus raises his glass of water at his Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington
U.S. General David Petraeus raises his glass of water, a reference to his recent fainting at a hearing, as he prepares to testify at his Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing to become commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Capitol Hill in Washington June 29, 2010. Petraeus, 57, would replace General Stanley McChrystal, who was fired by Obama last week over comments made by him and his aides belittling the president and his aides and announced his retirement on Monday. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY IMAGES OF THE DAY)