Oliver North was bornon 7 October 1943 in San Antonio, American, is Political Commentator and Television Host. A decorated U.S marine officer, holder of three patents, syndicated columnist, radio- show host, a New York Times best-selling author and anchor of the Fox Channel program, 'War Stories', Oliver North is man who has donned numerous hats. He has also worked as a correspondent with the Fox News Channel and has run for United States Senate as well. He was in the centre of controversy when he was implicated in the Iran-Contra affair, only to be later cleared of all charges. His dedicated service during the Vietnam War earned him the two Purple Heart medals, a Silver Star and a Bronze Star. He is also the recipient of the Presidential Service Badge, among many other honorary awards and military decorations. He served as a National Security Council staff member. He attended the State University of New York and later attended the United States Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class.
In 2012, he was given credit as the military consultant for the shooter video game, ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II’
In 2007 and 2008, he attended the National Rifle Association of America’s national convention
From 2001, he started hosting the Fox News military history show, ‘War Stories with Oliver North'
From 1995, he started hosting the nationally-syndicated radio show, 'Oliver North Radio Show or Common Sense Radio'
In 1994, he stood for the United States Senate as the Republican Party candidate in Virginia
In 1991, he came out with the book titled, ‘Under Fire: An American Story'
In 1990, three of the charged convictions were dropped
In 1989, he was declared guilty of 12 charges in the Iran–Contra affair and was granted a suspended jail sentence of three years
In 1988, he officially resigned from the Marine Corps commission
During his tenure with the National Security Council he was part of the ‘Operation Urgent Fury', which was the 1983 invasion of Grenada, located in the Caribbean Islands
From 1981, he was appointed as the deputy director for political-military affairs in the National Security Council in Washington, D
In 1971, he received promotion as Captain and started serving as the commanding officer of the U
In 1970, he went to South Vietnam as one of the witnesses of the trial of Corporal Randy Herrod
In 1968, he was appointed as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps
In 1967, he married Betsy Stuart, with whom he fathered four children
In 1963, he was appointed in the United States Naval Academy
In 1961, he graduated from the Ockawamick High School
He was born as Oliver Laurence North on October 7, 1943 in San Antonio, Texas, to Oliver Clay North, a US Army major and Ann Theresa