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October 25, 1991 | Associated Press
Deputy Secretary of Defense Donald J. Atwood will visit the Soviet Union next week to discuss converting the Soviet defense industry to civilian production, the Pentagon said Thursday. Seven U.S. industrialists will accompany Atwood on the eight-day fact-finding trip, said spokesman Pete Williams.
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April 26, 1994 | From Reuters
Donald J. Atwood, former deputy secretary of defense and retired vice chairman of General Motors Corp., has died after ulcer surgery in a suburban Detroit hospital. He was 69. A spokeswoman for William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich., said Atwood suffered a heart attack as a complication of the surgery Sunday and died Sunday night.
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January 26, 1989 | From Associated Press
President Bush on Wednesday picked former Louisiana GOP congressman W. Henson Moore for the No. 2 job at the Energy Department and selected attorney William M. Diefenderfer III to be second in command at the Office of Management and Budget. For the No. 2 spot at the Pentagon, Bush chose automotive executive Donald J. Atwood.
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October 25, 1991 | Associated Press
Deputy Secretary of Defense Donald J. Atwood will visit the Soviet Union next week to discuss converting the Soviet defense industry to civilian production, the Pentagon said Thursday. Seven U.S. industrialists will accompany Atwood on the eight-day fact-finding trip, said spokesman Pete Williams.
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December 2, 1989 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Deputy Defense Secretary Donald J. Atwood, in a move certain to reignite passions on Capitol Hill, ordered the Marine Corps Friday to discontinue spending on production of the V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, senior defense officials said.
BUSINESS
January 27, 1989 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, Times Staff Writer
General Motors said Thursday that it will not immediately replace Donald J. Atwood, the president of GM Hughes Electronics who was nominated by President Bush this week to be deputy secretary of defense. Atwood still must be confirmed in his new job by the Senate, but the announcement of his departure from GM is expected to create a potentially troublesome vacuum at GM's Hughes Aircraft unit in Los Angeles.
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September 9, 1991 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Defense Department, struggling to cast aside more than four decades of suspicion, is exploring ways to help the Soviet Union and the newly independent Baltic countries by offering technical and organizational advice to their armed forces. The Pentagon's assistance could range from counsel on the conversion of defense industries and tips on how to organize military forces in a democratic society to more sensitive exchanges on nuclear weapons safety and security, officials told The Times.
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April 26, 1994 | From Reuters
Donald J. Atwood, former deputy secretary of defense and retired vice chairman of General Motors Corp., has died after ulcer surgery in a suburban Detroit hospital. He was 69. A spokeswoman for William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich., said Atwood suffered a heart attack as a complication of the surgery Sunday and died Sunday night.
BUSINESS
August 6, 1985
General Motors Corp. directors elected Donald J. Atwood president of GM Hughes Electronics Corp., the new GM subsidiary that will control Hughes Aircraft on completion of the $5.2-billion acquisition. Atwood, who has held a variety of managerial positions in GM, will remain a GM executive vice president and board member.
NEWS
April 30, 1987
Donald J. Atwood, executive vice president of General Motors and president of GM Hughes Electronics, will speak at the UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science's Recognition Dinner on May 8 at the Century Plaza. Ann Karagozian, assistant professor in the UCLA department of mechanical, aerospace and nuclear engineering, will receive the TRW Award for Innovative Teaching.
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September 9, 1991 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Defense Department, struggling to cast aside more than four decades of suspicion, is exploring ways to help the Soviet Union and the newly independent Baltic countries by offering technical and organizational advice to their armed forces. The Pentagon's assistance could range from counsel on the conversion of defense industries and tips on how to organize military forces in a democratic society to more sensitive exchanges on nuclear weapons safety and security, officials told The Times.
NEWS
December 2, 1989 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Deputy Defense Secretary Donald J. Atwood, in a move certain to reignite passions on Capitol Hill, ordered the Marine Corps Friday to discontinue spending on production of the V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, senior defense officials said.
BUSINESS
January 27, 1989 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, Times Staff Writer
General Motors said Thursday that it will not immediately replace Donald J. Atwood, the president of GM Hughes Electronics who was nominated by President Bush this week to be deputy secretary of defense. Atwood still must be confirmed in his new job by the Senate, but the announcement of his departure from GM is expected to create a potentially troublesome vacuum at GM's Hughes Aircraft unit in Los Angeles.
NEWS
January 26, 1989 | From Associated Press
President Bush on Wednesday picked former Louisiana GOP congressman W. Henson Moore for the No. 2 job at the Energy Department and selected attorney William M. Diefenderfer III to be second in command at the Office of Management and Budget. For the No. 2 spot at the Pentagon, Bush chose automotive executive Donald J. Atwood.
NEWS
January 16, 1992 | Reuters
The Pentagon has assured the Netherlands that firms in the Netherlands, Belgium, Norway and Denmark will be allowed to compete for work in a $1.2 billion program to modernize hundreds of F-16 fighters, Dutch officials said Wednesday. Netherlands Defense Ministry spokesman Pieter Maessen said the assurance was given to visiting Dutch Undersecretary of Defense Berend-Jan Baron van Voorst tot Voorst in a Pentagon meeting Tuesday with Deputy Defense Secretary Donald J. Atwood.
BUSINESS
January 7, 1986
General Motors Hughes Electronics Corp., which was created last month following the acquisition of Hughes Aircraft Co. by General Motors, named three new executives. Donald J. Almquist, general manager of GM's Delco Electronics division, was named vice president and general manager of Delco Electronics Corp., a subsidiary that includes GM's principal automotive electronics operations and part of its defense operations. He reports to Delco Electronics President Robert J. Schultz. Also, Harry G.
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