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By THE DENVER POST | January 30, 2008
They are in a no-win position. The Army is not big enough to support the surge, deal with Afghanistan and give people a minimum amount of time at home."
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Tim Wheeler | May 22, 2013
Eric Schwaab, a native Baltimorean who's spent the last three years in the federal government overseeing fisheries and coastal conservation efforts, is returning home to take a new post at the National Aquarium . Schwaab, 52, currently an acting assistant secretary in the leadership at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , will join the aquarium July 1 as its first-ever senior vice president and chief conservation officer, the...
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September 12, 1995
Garrison NortonState Department aideGarrison Norton, 94, a former State Department and Defense Department official, died Saturday at his home in Washington after a stroke.He was an assistant secretary of state in the Truman administration, an assistant secretary of the Air Force from 1950 to 1956 and later, in the Eisenhower administration, an assistant secretary of the Navy.He was president of the Institute for Defense Analyses, a think tank representing universities doing consulting work for the State Department and Defense Department, from 1959 until retiring in 1965.
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By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun | May 21, 2013
Gov. Martin O'Malley swore in Joseph P. Gill as Secretary of Natural Resources Tuesday, replacing John R. Griffin at the top of the 1,200-employee agency. Griffin has been named to replace Matt Gallagher as the governor's chief of staff as of June 1. Gill, 55, who had been deputy secretary, inherits the agency with just over 18 months left to go in O'Malley's term in office. Griffin, 67, has wound up his second term at the state natural resources agency. He previously sered under Gov. Parris N. Glendening.
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October 9, 2007
Thomas Wayne Rimrodt, a Republican campaign manager who had been an assistant secretary in the Maryland Department of Planning until early this year, died of brain cancer Sunday at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson. The Parkville resident was 41. Born in San Diego, Mr. Rimrodt earned an undergraduate degree at California State University at Hayward and two master's degrees - in public administration and in political science - from Claremont Graduate University in California. After serving as the city manager of Atherton, Calif.
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By New York Times News Service | January 19, 1993
WASHINGTON -- A State Department official who wa demoted for his role in the search of President-elect Bill Clinton's passport files during last year's presidential campaign has been hired by Senate Republicans to monitor the activities of the State Department under the new president.The official, Steven K. Berry, was acting assistant secretary of state for legislative affairs at the time of the search. On Wednesday, he will go to work for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Mr. Berry was hired by Sen. Jesse Helms of North Carolina, the ranking Republican on the committee.
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By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun | May 21, 2013
Gov. Martin O'Malley swore in Joseph P. Gill as Secretary of Natural Resources Tuesday, replacing John R. Griffin at the top of the 1,200-employee agency. Griffin has been named to replace Matt Gallagher as the governor's chief of staff as of June 1. Gill, 55, who had been deputy secretary, inherits the agency with just over 18 months left to go in O'Malley's term in office. Griffin, 67, has wound up his second term at the state natural resources agency. He previously sered under Gov. Parris N. Glendening.
NEWS
November 6, 1995
William Manning Rountree, 78, a veteran diplomat who served under six presidents and was an ambassador to Pakistan, Sudan, South Africa and Brazil, died Friday in Gainesville, Fla. He also was assistant secretary of state for Near East, South Asia and African affairs in his 38 years of government service. He was a top aide to Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and was awarded the State Department Superior Service Award for helping negotiate the admission of Greece and Turkey into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
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May 24, 2011
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has tapped Daniel Gundersen, a former assistant secretary for the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, to be the next director of the county's Department of Economic Development. Gundersen's "track record of success up and down the east coast is very exciting," Kamenetz said in a release issued May 10. Gundersen is currently a senior advisor for Econsult Corp. based in Philadelphia. As part of that job, he was selected as a consultant to a White House Task Force on disaster recovery related to last year's BP oil spill, according to his resume.
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February 11, 2012
The general officer who became the face of BRAC at Aberdeen Proving Ground and around Harford County over the past two and a half years relinquished command of theU.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command during a change of responsibility ceremony on post Friday morning. Maj. General Nick Justice turned over leadership of RDECOM to a civilian, Dale E. Ormond, who will have the title of RDECOM director. All the seats in the APG Post Theater were full for the ceremony which marked a milestone in the history of APG and in the career of Justice, who is retiring after 42 years of service in the Army.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | February 9, 2013
Charles L. Hayes, former secretary and senior vice president of Monumental Life Insurance Co., died Feb. 3 of cancer at the Brookshire Hospice in Hillsborough, N.C. The former Towson resident was 85. Charles Lawton Hayes was born and raised in Cherryville, N.C., where he graduated in 1944 from Lowell High School. After serving in the Navy during the waning days of World War II, Mr. Hayes enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and earned a bachelor's degree in business in 1949.
EXPLORE
February 11, 2012
The general officer who became the face of BRAC at Aberdeen Proving Ground and around Harford County over the past two and a half years relinquished command of theU.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command during a change of responsibility ceremony on post Friday morning. Maj. General Nick Justice turned over leadership of RDECOM to a civilian, Dale E. Ormond, who will have the title of RDECOM director. All the seats in the APG Post Theater were full for the ceremony which marked a milestone in the history of APG and in the career of Justice, who is retiring after 42 years of service in the Army.
EXPLORE
February 8, 2012
Two lead organizations at Aberdeen Proving Ground will be changing their commands later this week. Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell will take command of theU.S. ArmyCommunications-Electronics Command in a ceremony Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Myer Auditorium at the C4ISR Center of Excellence campus at APG. Then on Friday, theU.S. ArmyResearch, Development and Engineering Command will conduct a change of responsibility ceremony that will transfer the organization's leadership from a two-star general to an Army civilian executive.
NEWS
May 24, 2011
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has tapped Daniel Gundersen, a former assistant secretary for the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, to be the next director of the county's Department of Economic Development. Gundersen's "track record of success up and down the east coast is very exciting," Kamenetz said in a release issued May 10. Gundersen is currently a senior advisor for Econsult Corp. based in Philadelphia. As part of that job, he was selected as a consultant to a White House Task Force on disaster recovery related to last year's BP oil spill, according to his resume.
NEWS
By THE DENVER POST | January 30, 2008
They are in a no-win position. The Army is not big enough to support the surge, deal with Afghanistan and give people a minimum amount of time at home."
NEWS
October 9, 2007
Thomas Wayne Rimrodt, a Republican campaign manager who had been an assistant secretary in the Maryland Department of Planning until early this year, died of brain cancer Sunday at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson. The Parkville resident was 41. Born in San Diego, Mr. Rimrodt earned an undergraduate degree at California State University at Hayward and two master's degrees - in public administration and in political science - from Claremont Graduate University in California. After serving as the city manager of Atherton, Calif.
EXPLORE
February 8, 2012
Two lead organizations at Aberdeen Proving Ground will be changing their commands later this week. Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell will take command of theU.S. ArmyCommunications-Electronics Command in a ceremony Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Myer Auditorium at the C4ISR Center of Excellence campus at APG. Then on Friday, theU.S. ArmyResearch, Development and Engineering Command will conduct a change of responsibility ceremony that will transfer the organization's leadership from a two-star general to an Army civilian executive.
FEATURES
Tim Wheeler | May 22, 2013
Eric Schwaab, a native Baltimorean who's spent the last three years in the federal government overseeing fisheries and coastal conservation efforts, is returning home to take a new post at the National Aquarium . Schwaab, 52, currently an acting assistant secretary in the leadership at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , will join the aquarium July 1 as its first-ever senior vice president and chief conservation officer, the...
NEWS
By Meredith Cohn and Meredith Cohn,SUN REPORTER | May 25, 2007
Maryland Transportation Secretary John D. Porcari said yesterday that he has revamped the leadership of the Minority Business Enterprise Program to bring it "more accountability and transparency" after complaints and a recent audit highlighted troubles with the state office. Porcari had determined that some companies might have been improperly certified for the program that aims to bolster companies run by women and minorities. He has said that one company was approved through a "cynical manipulation" of the process.
BUSINESS
By Andrea K. Walker and Andrea K. Walker,SUN STAFF | March 4, 2003
The state Department of Business and Economic Development has tapped a longtime Baltimore area development official to serve as its assistant secretary for regional development. Robert Hannon will be responsible for business development and retention throughout the state. He will also be in charge of strengthening the state's relationship with local jurisdictions. Hannon will oversee 55 employees who work in five regional offices and the department's Baltimore headquarters. DBED officials said Hannon, who was most recently executive director of the Baltimore County Department of Economic Development, brings a wide range of development experience to his new position.
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