Public Papers - 1991
Nomination of Lynn M. Hansen for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as United States Representative to the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Joint Consultative Group
The President today announced his intention to nominate Lynn Marvin Hansen, of Colorado, for the Rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as the U.S. Representative on the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Joint Consultative Group and to the Negotiations on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE). He would succeed R. James Woolsey.
Since 1989 Dr. Hansen has served as the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of National Defense and Security Studies at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Prior to this Dr. Hansen served as Assistant Director at the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency in Washington, DC, 1986 - 1989.
Dr. Hansen graduated from Utah State University (B.S., 1960) and the University of Utah (M.A., 1966; Ph.D., 1970). He was born December 27, 1935 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Dr. Hansen served in the United States Air Force, 1960 - 1983, retiring as a colonel. Dr. Hansen is married, has seven children, and resides in Monument, CO.