Appointment of Gordon G. Riggle as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Administration

 

August 24, 1987

 

The President today announced the appointment of Gordon G. Riggle to be Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Administration.

 

Since July 1984 Mr. Riggle has served on the Senate Armed Services Committee as a professional staff member on the Sea Power and Force Projection Subcommittee. Previously Mr. Riggle was a captain in the U.S. Navy. His tours of duty included commanding officer on the U.S.S. Kinkaid, 1980 - 1983; Military Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy), 1979; and three tours in Vietnam, 1964 - 1969.

 

Mr. Riggle graduated from Lafayette College (B.A., 1963) and the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (M.P.A., 1977). He also graduated from the United States Naval War College and the Sloane School of Management, MIT program for senior executives. Mr. Riggle was born March 7, 1941, in Portsmouth, VA. He currently resides in Falls Church, VA.