The President today announced his intention to nominate Lawrence J. Korb to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower, Reserve Affairs and Logistics).
Mr. Korb is director of defense policy studies of the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. In 1975-80 he was professor of management, U.S. Naval War College. Mr. Korb was associate professor of government, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, in 1971-75. He has been adjunct scholar for Federal budget analysis with the American Enterprise Institute since 1972 and consultant to the Office of the Secretary of Defense since 1975. He was an adviser to the Reagan-Bush committee in 1980 and served as a member of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency transition team.
Mr. Korb was graduated from Athenaeum of Ohio (B.A., 1961); St. John's University (M.A., 1962); and State University of New York at Albany (Ph.D., 1969). He was in the U.S. Navy in 1962-66. He is currently a commander in the Naval Air Reserve.
Mr. Korb resides in Reston, Va., and was born in New York City on July 9, 1939.