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Appointment of Daniel W. McKinnon, Jr., as a Member of the Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped

1989-10-24

The President today announced his intention to appoint Rear Adm. Daniel W. McKinnon, Jr., USN, as the Department of the Navy member of the Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped. He would succeed Edward Keith Walker.

Since 1988 Rear Admiral McKinnon has served as Commander of the Naval Supply Systems Command and Chief of Supply Corps at the Department of the Navy. Prior to this he was Deputy Director for Acquisition Management of the Defense Logistics Agency, 1986 - 1988. He was Vice Commander of the Naval Supply Systems Command, 1984 - 1986; Assistant Commander for Inventory and Systems Integrity for the Naval Supply Systems Command, 1983 - 1984; and Director of Supply Corps Personnel, 1982 - 1983. In 1980 he assumed command of the U.S. Naval Supply Depot, Subic Bay, Philippines.

Rear Admiral McKinnon graduated from the University of Missouri (B.S., 1956) and received a master's degree in business administration from the University of Michigan. In 1987 he served as a member of the President's Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped. He was born April 26, 1934, in St. Joseph, MO. He is married, has one child, and resides in Annandale, VA.

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