Celebrating the 19th Amendment/Closure Notices

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LIBRARY CLOSURE

We're sorry. Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 14th until further notice. This includes docents, volunteers and interns. We will continue to respond to written reference requests at reagan.library@nara.gov. Please check our website, reaganlibrary.gov or www.archives.gov/coronavirus  for updates on our operating hours and status.

All public events at the Reagan Library facilities are cancelled until further notice. This includes in-person public programs, tours, school group visits, public meetings, external conferences, and facility rentals. Where possible, we will conduct public events and outreach activities online and through virtual meetings. For online education information, please see our educational resources.

Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff.  As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.  Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus) https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus

RESEARCHERS: Please see a "Letter to Researchers" from the Archivist of the United States for a further update.

 


 

 

Nominations & Appointments, May 29, 1986

Nomination of General Larry D. Welch To Be Chief of Staff of the Air Force

May 29, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Gen. Larry D. Welch to be Chief of Staff, United States Air Force, Department of Defense. He would succeed Gen. Charles A. Gabriel, whose term expires June 30, 1986.

General Welch is currently serving as commander in chief, Strategic Air Command, and director, joint strategic target planning staff, Offutt Air Force Base, NE, a position he has held since August 1985. Previously, he was Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, 1984 - 1985; Deputy Chief of Staff for Programs and Resources at Air Force Headquarters, 1982 - 1984; Commander of the 9th Air Force and Air Force Component Commander for the Rapid Deployment Joint Task Force, 1981 - 1982; and Inspector General, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans, and Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations at Tactical Air Command Headquarters, Langley Air Force Base, VA, 1977 - 1981.

He graduated from the University of Maryland (B.A., 1971), George Washington University (M.S., 1972), the Armed Forces Staff College (1967), and the National War College (1972). General Welch is married and has four children. He was born June 9, 1934, in Guymon, OK.

Nomination of Admiral Carlisle A.H. Trost To Be Chief of Naval Operations

May 29, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Adm. Carlisle A.H. Trost, U.S. Navy, to be Chief of Naval Operations, Department of Defense. He would succeed Adm. James D. Watkins, whose term expires June 30, 1986.

Admiral Trost is presently serving as commander in chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet and deputy commander in chief, U.S. Atlantic Command. Previously, he was director, Navy program planning in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, 1981 - 1985; commander, 7th Fleet, 1980 - 1981; deputy to the commander in chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet, 1978 - 1980; director, systems analysis division in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, 1976 - 1978; and Assistant Chief of Naval Personnel for Officer Development and Distribution, 1974 - 1976.

Admiral Trost graduated from the United States Naval Academy (B.S., 1953). He is married and has four children. Admiral Trost was born on April 24, 1930, in Valmeyer, IL.