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|4th Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy|
February 29, 1996 – January 20, 2001
|Preceded by||Lee Brown|
|Succeeded by||John P. Walters|
Barry Richard McCaffrey
November 17, 1942
Taunton, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Relatives||William J. McCaffrey (father)|
|Education||United States Military Academy (BS)
American University (MA)
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1964–1996|
|Commands||24th Infantry Division
U.S. Southern Command
Barry Richard McCaffrey (born November 17, 1942) is a former United States Army officer and current news commentator, professor and business consultant. He served on U.S. President Bill Clinton's Cabinet as the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy from 1996 to 2001. He received three Purple Heart medals during his service in the Vietnam War, two Silver Stars, and two Distinguished Service Crosses — the second-highest U.S. Army award for valor.
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