Appointment of Frank C.
Carlucci as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
December 2, 1986
President today announced the appointment of Frank C. Carlucci as the Assistant
to the President for National Security Affairs. He will succeed John M.
October of 1984, Mr. Carlucci has been chairman and chief executive officer of
Sears World Trade, Inc., in Washington, DC, where he was president
and chief operating officer, 1983 - 1984. On August 6 of this year, the
President nominated him to be a member of the General Advisory Committee of the
United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and designated him to be
Chairman at that time. Previously, he was Deputy Secretary of Defense, 1981 -
1982; Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, 1978 - 1981; U.S.
Ambassador to Portugal, 1974 - 1978; Under
Secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1972 - 1974. Mr.
Carlucci was with the Office of Management and Budget, where he served as
Associate Director and Deputy Director, 1971 - 1972; and Director of the Office
of Economic Opportunity, 1969 - 1970. Mr. Carlucci became a career Foreign
Service officer in 1956, and he held positions in South Africa, the Congo, Zanzibar, and Brazil until 1969.
graduated from Princeton University (A.B., 1952) and did
postgraduate studies at the Harvard School of Business. Mr. Carlucci is
married, has three children, and resides in McLean, VA. He was born October
in Scranton, PA.