Gen. Stanley McChrystal talked shop recently, saying that leaders are always responsible, no matter what caused a problem in the workplace. Speaking to a crowd of employee benefit professionals at MetLife's National Benefits Symposium, McChrystal talked about the experience that forced his resignation as commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

After an article appeared in Rolling Stone, where some of McChrystal's staff criticized some civilian Obama Administration officials, including Vice President Joe Biden, and implied McChrystal echoed their views, the general resigned and retired from his command.

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