THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES ALPHONSO MALDON, JR. ASSISTANT SECRETARY
FOR FORCE MANAGEMENT POLICY AT THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
The President today announced his intent to nominate Alphonso Maldon, Jr. to be the next Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Management Policy.
Mr. Alphonso Maldon, Jr., of Fairfax Station, Virginia, has been Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs since November 1994. He was Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Military Office from February 1994 to November 1994, and Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs from March 1993 to February 1994. Mr. Maldon retired from the Army in 1993 after completing a distinguished 21 year military career in positions that include Congressional Liaison Officer in the House of Representatives' Army Liaison Office; Executive Office, Armed Forces Staff College; Admissions and Public Liaison Officer at the U.S. Military Academy; and, Commander and Personnel Officer, 259th Personnel Services Command in Europe.
Mr. Maldon received his B.S. in Business Administration from Florida A&M University in 1972, and his M.A. in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma in 1975.
The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Management Policy is responsible for policies, plans and programs for military and civilian personnel management, including recruitment, education, career development, equal opportunity, compensation, recognition, discipline, and separation of all Department of Defense Personnel, both military and civilian.