Admiral James Greer

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Vice Admiral James Greer (Ret.) is the CIA Deputy Director of Intelligence and personally recruited both John Clark and Jack Ryan into the CIA.

In several of the Jack Ryan novels (notably The Hunt for Red October and Patriot Games) Greer was the Deputy Director of Intelligence in the CIA. He had a taste for coffee, and was never seen without a cup of it, having a coffee machine in his office.

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Vice Admiral James Greer (Ret.) is the CIA Deputy Director of Intelligence and personally recruited both John Clark and Jack Ryan into the CIA.

In several of the Jack Ryan novels (notably The Hunt for Red October and Patriot Games) Greer was the Deputy Director of Intelligence in the CIA. He had a taste for coffee, and was never seen without a cup of it, having a coffee machine in his office.

Greer dies from pancreatic cancer during Clear and Present Danger and is laid to rest next to his only son, First Lieutenant Robert White Greer (USMC), who died in Vietnam.

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