THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES JAMES R. KLUGH TO THE NATIONAL VETERANS BUSINESS
President Clinton today announced his intent to appoint Major General James R. Klugh U.S.A. (Ret.) to serve as a member of the National Veterans Business Development Corporation.
Major General James Klugh, of Fairfax Station, Virginia, is President of Executive Security and Engineering Technologies, Inc. (ESET). Under his leadership, ESET has achieved success across the spectrum of information technology, distance learning, telelogistics, and telecommunications. Previously, Major General Klugh was Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics, the senior logistics policy and management position in the Department of Defense. Major General Klugh served over 30 years in the military, where he managed the U.S. Army's Chemical, Research, Engineering, and Development Laboratories, which are responsible for chemical and biological defense systems. He also managed the Army Logistics Management College, where he developed curricula and methods to educate the Military Department's logistics research and development engineering candidates. During his military career, General Klugh also was responsible for staff supervision, direction and policy formulation for personnel management, training, and education, career management and development, and law enforcement and security for 10,000 military and 110,000 civilian personnel. He also managed the coordination, accessions, distribution and professional development of 110,000 U.S. Army military officers and warrant officers.
Major General Klugh received his B.S. in Chemistry from South Carolina State University and his M.S. in Public Administration from Shippensburg State College.