THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT NAMES BRENT SCOWCROFT TO BOARD OF VISITORS TO UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY The President today announced his intention to reappoint
Brent Scowcroft of Bethesda, Maryland, to be a Member of the Board of Visitors to the United States Air Force Academy.
General Scowcroft is currently President of the Scowcroft Group and President of the Forum for International Policy. From 1989 to 1993 he was President Bush's National Security Advisor. From 1978 to 1988 he served on numerous presidential committees and commissions on national security matters. He served as the Deputy Assistant, then Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs from 1973 to 1977. General Scowcroft retired from the Air Force in 1975 at the rank of Lieutenant General. During his military career he served in a variety of assignments, including Military Assistant to the President from 1972 to 1973.
General Scowcroft attended the United States Military Academy, receiving his B.S. in 1947. He received his M.A. in 1953 and Ph.D. in 1967, both from Columbia University. Mr. Scowcroft is from Ogden, Utah.
Under its charter the Board of Visitors is required to visit the Academy annually. It advises the Academy on the morale, discipline, curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, academic methods, and other matters relating to the Academy which the Board decides to consider.