Nomination of Kathleen A. Buck To Be General Counsel of the Department of Defense
The President today announced his intention to nominate Kathleen A. Buck to be General Counsel of the United States Department of Defense. She would succeed H. Lawrence Garrett III.
Since 1986 Ms. Buck has been General Counsel for the U.S. Department of the Air Force. Prior to this she was Assistant General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Defense (1981-1986). From 1977 to 1981, Ms. Buck was counsel and assistant director of government relations for Esmark, Inc., in Washington, DC.
Ms. Buck graduated from St. Mary's College (B.A., 1970) and Indiana University (J.D., 1973). She was born November 14, 1948, in South Bend, IN. Ms. Buck is married, has two children, and resides in Great Falls, VA.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Kathleen A. Buck To Be General Counsel of the Department of Defense Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/253251