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Public Papers

Appointment of Richard G. Trefry as Military Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Military Office

1990-01-11

The President today announced the appointment of Lt. Gen. Richard G. Trefry, USA, Ret., as Military Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Military Office.

General Trefry served in the U.S. Army from 1950 until 1983. A field artillery officer, General Trefry finished his military career as the Inspector General of the Army. Following his retirement, General Trefry was a founder of Military Professional Resources, Inc. He has served as a senior fellow of the Institute of Land Warfare and as a lecturer and instructor to military service schools and colleges.

General Trefry graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1950. He was born August 6, 1924, in Newburyport, MA. General Trefry is married to the former Jacquelyn Dahlkoetter and resides in Clifton, VA.