Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey
Speaking Tomorrow 11/29
at 3:30 in Foy Hall!
Former White House, Pentagon expert to discuss leadership
Retired U.S. Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey, a decorated combat veteran who held high-profile roles in the Pentagon and the White House, will discuss leadership during an open campus lecture on Wednesday, November 29 at 3:30 p.m. in the Foy Hall Auditorium.
McCaffrey, who currently serves as a national security and terrorism analyst for NBC News, was the youngest general to attain the four-star rank. During his military service, he earned two Purple Heart Medals for wounds received in combat, two Distinguished Service Crosses (the nation's second-highest award for valor) and two Silver Stars for valor.
From 1996-2001, McCaffrey served as the director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, commonly known as the "drug czar," during the Clinton Administration. He has testified before congressional committees and subcommittees on such matters as national security policy, military readiness, free trade agreements and border security.
He is the founder and president of a consulting firm, Virginia-based BR McCaffrey Associates, which specializes in strategic planning support, public relations and legislative strategies and U.S. political and economic analysis.
McCaffrey's visit to campus is another in a series of special events highlight the 50th anniversary of Auburn's founding of a business school.