Nomination of Thomas H. Etzold To Be an Assistant Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

May 25, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Thomas H. Etzold to be an Assistant Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (Multilateral Affairs Bureau). He would succeed James L. George.

Since 1983 he has been serving as Special Assistant to the Director for Program Coordination, Center for Naval Warfare Studies, at the Naval War College in Newport, RI. He is also presently on the visiting faculty at the Federal Executive Institute. He has been at the Naval War College since 1974, serving as Assistant Director, Center for Naval Warfare Studies (1982 - 1983); Director, Strategic Research, Center for Naval Warfare Studies (1981 - 1982); professor of strategy (1977 - 1981); and associate professor of strategy (1974 - 1977). Prior to this he was assistant professor of history at Miami University (1971 - 1974) and an instructor in history at Yale University (1970 - 1971).

He graduated from Indiana University (A.B., 1967; M.A., 1968) and Yale University (M.Phil., 1969; Ph.D., 1970). He is married, has two children, and resides in Portsmouth, RI. He was born June 2, 1945, in St. Claire County, IL.