The South Carolina Senate unanimously confirmed Governor Henry McMasters’ choice of MG (R) Todd B. McCaffrey ’86 to lead the S.C. Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
McCaffrey was confirmed with a 42-0 vote and was chosen by McMaster to replace current Secretary William Grimsley. Grimsley is being replaced because he is retiring.
After McCaffrey retired from the military, he served as the Senior Director of Strategic Partnership for Government and Military Programs at the University of South Carolina.
McCaffrey is a 1986 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and holds master’s degrees in economics from the Colorado School of Mines and in national security studies from the U.S. Army War College. He also is a three-time recipient of the Army’s Distinguished Service Medal and has been awarded the Bronze Star multiple times for meritorious service in combat. Read more.