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|President of the National Rifle Association|
September 2018 – April 29, 2019
|Preceded by||Pete Brownell|
|Succeeded by||Carolyn D. Meadows|
Oliver Laurence North
October 7, 1943
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Betsy Stuart (m. 1967)
|Education||State University of New York, Brockport
United States Naval Academy (BS)
|Branch/service||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1968–1990|
|Unit||1st Battalion, 3rd Marines (Vietnam)
3rd Battalion, 8th Marines
2nd Marine Division
|Commands||Northern Training Area|
Oliver Laurence North (born October 7, 1943) or Ollie North is a retired United States Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel, political commentator, television host, military historian, and New York Times best-selling author. He is currently the host of War Stories with Oliver North on Fox News Channel.
North was at the center of national attention during the Iran–Contra affair, a political scandal in the late 1980s during the presidency of Ronald Reagan. Some people say North took the blame and punishment rather than Reagan.
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