THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES REAR ADMIRAL KEITH W. LIPPERT TO THE COMMITTEE
FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED
The President today announced his intent to appoint Rear Admiral Keith W. Lippert to serve as a Member of the Committee for the Purchase from People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled.
Rear Admiral Keith W. Lippert, of Scotch Plains, New Jersey, is currently assigned as Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command, in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Prior to his current assignment, he served as the Vice Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command. Rear Admiral Lippert's sea duty tours include Supply Officer of USS QUEENFISH and of USS CANOPUS. He has received the Defense Superior Service Medal, two Legion of Merits, four Meritorious Service Medals, two Navy Commendation Medals, Navy Achievement Medal, and Submarine Supply Dolphins.
Rear Admiral Lippert received a B.A. degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and holds master's degrees from the Naval Postgraduate School.
The purpose of the Committee for Purchase from People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled is to administer the Javits-Wagner-O'Day Program, under which supplies and services required by the Government are provided by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.