How to staff up the White House

Houston Chronicle

By Gabrielle Banks Among other luminous titles conferred by the executive branch, Chase Untermeyer headed the White House personnel office under President George H.W. Bush. He knows the prickly ins and outs of filling job vacancies at the White House … Continued

A Personal Journal

Bush Library

In her column in the Wall Street Journal, Peggy Noonan once told of a dinner she attended in the Family Quarters of the White House during the first President and Mrs Bush’s time there. Peggy wrote: I sat near Dick … Continued

Remarks on the Decommissioning of USS KAUFFMAN (FFG-59)

Norfolk Naval Station

This ceremony has special poignancy for those of us who attended both the launching of KAUFFMAN in 1986 and her commissioning a year later. KAUFFMAN was one of many ships that went down the ways in those great years for … Continued