For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
September 28, 2001
President Bush to Nominate Bolton to be Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition Logistics and Technology
President George W. Bush announced his intention to nominate Claude M. Bolton, Jr. to be Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition Logistics and Technology. Major General Bolton is presently the commander of the Air Force Security Assistance Center at Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. He has served in the Air Force since 1969 and his duties have included squadron and wing safety officer, instructor pilot, wing standardization and evaluation and flight examiner, scheduler, test pilot and acquisition professional. Bolton has completed tours of duty at the Pentagon, around the country and overseas. He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska, a Master's degree in management from Troy State University and a Master's degree in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College.