THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES REAR ADMIRAL RAYMOND A. ARCHER III, SC, USN
AS A MEMBER TO THE COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED
President Clinton today announced his intent to appoint Rear Admiral Raymond A. Archer III, SC, USN as a Member to the Committee For Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled.
Rear Admiral Raymond A. Archer III, SC, USN, of Springfield, Virginia, is currently serving as the Deputy Director of the Defense Logistics Agency at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He has held numerous key positions ashore and afloat. His sea tours include Supply Officer of USS RANGER; an exchange tour in the Royal Navy Submarine Force as Deputy Supply Officer; HMS NEPTUNE; Stores and Stock Control Officer, USS HUNLEY; and Supply Officer, USS THOMAS EDISON. Rear Admiral Archer has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal, three Legions of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, four Meritorious Service Medals, and the 1990 and 1991 COMNAVAIRPAC Supply "E" Award.
Rear Admiral Archer received a B.S. degree from Ohio State University's School of Business and a M.B.A. degree from Duke Graduate School of Business.
The Committee For Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled is responsible for determining the fair market price of suitable products manufactured by the blind or severely disabled and offered for sale to the Federal Government by non-profit agencies for the blind or severely disabled.