Barry McCaffrey

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Birthday
17, 1942
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
17, 1942 (age 75)
Birthplace
Massachusetts

About

Four-star general turned news commentator and consultant who criticized American treatment of detainees during the War on Terror. He was the 4th Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy from 1996 to 2001.

Before Fame

After graduating from West Point, he served with the elite 82nd Airborne Division and with the first Cavalry Division in Vietnam.

Trivia

He sounded off on the major networks and in newspapers about American soldiers shooting retreating Iraqi soldiers after a cease-fire.

Family Life

He grew up in Taunton, Massachusetts.

Associated With

In 1996, President Bill Clinton put him in charge of the Office of National Drug Control Policy.