Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel To Be Deputy Administrator of Veterans Affairs
The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles Timothy Hagel to be Deputy Administrator of Veterans Affairs.
Mr. Hagel is presently serving as deputy commissioner general of the 1982 World's Fair (Energy Expo '82) to he held in Knoxville, Tenn. In 1977-81 he was manager, Government Affairs Office, Firestone Tire and Rubber Co., in Washington, D.C. In 1971-77 he was administrative assistant to U.S. Representative John Y. McCollister (R-Nebr.).
Mr. Hagel served in the U.S. Army for 2 years, when he won the American Spirit Honor Medal. While with the Ninth Infantry Division in South Vietnam in 1968, he was awarded the Purple Heart with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantry Badge, and Army Commendation Medal. He is a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Mr. Hagel graduated from Brown Institute for Radio and Television in Minneapolis, Minn. He then graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (B.S.). He was born October 4, 1946, in North Platte, Nebr. He currently resides in Washington, D.C.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel To Be Deputy Administrator of Veterans Affairs Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/247169