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July 22, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Richard Danzig, the Navy's former No. 2 official and a key figure in resolving a Naval Academy cheating scandal in 1992, has been selected to replace retiring Navy Secretary John H. Dalton, Pentagon sources say. Danzig, 53, who served as Navy undersecretary from November 1993 until May 1997, is a Rhodes scholar and a graduate of Yale Law School. As undersecretary, Danzig helped resolve the Naval Academy's scandal in which dozens of midshipmen admitted that they had cheated on exams.
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July 22, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Richard Danzig, the Navy's former No. 2 official and a key figure in resolving a Naval Academy cheating scandal in 1992, has been selected to replace retiring Navy Secretary John H. Dalton, Pentagon sources say. Danzig, 53, who served as Navy undersecretary from November 1993 until May 1997, is a Rhodes scholar and a graduate of Yale Law School. As undersecretary, Danzig helped resolve the Naval Academy's scandal in which dozens of midshipmen admitted that they had cheated on exams.
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August 15, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
John H. Dalton was sworn in as the 70th secretary of the Navy and said he welcomes the challenge of helping lead the Navy into a post-Cold War world. "I have often been asked why I would want the job as secretary of the Navy in this most controversial time . . . what with investigations, personnel policy changes, down-sizing, closing bases and other contentious issues," Dalton, 51, said at his swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis.
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June 9, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
Describing his post as "the best job in government," Navy Secretary John H. Dalton said Monday he will nonetheless leave his position after more than five years of service. Dalton, 56, said he plans to return to the private sector at the end of the year, although he did not specify in what capacity. Defense Secretary William S. Cohen did not discuss any potential nominees for the post, saying he will await word from President Clinton.
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June 9, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
Describing his post as "the best job in government," Navy Secretary John H. Dalton said Monday he will nonetheless leave his position after more than five years of service. Dalton, 56, said he plans to return to the private sector at the end of the year, although he did not specify in what capacity. Defense Secretary William S. Cohen did not discuss any potential nominees for the post, saying he will await word from President Clinton.
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March 11, 1994 | From Associated Press
Navy Secretary John H. Dalton said Thursday that he is embarrassed by allegations of unpunished sexual harassment in the military and dissatisfied with Pentagon policies against abuse. Dalton's comments before the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee came a day after four women, representing the four military services, told a House committee that they were sexually harassed and then punished or put in dead-end jobs for complaining.
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October 3, 1993 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton Administration appeared to be searching for a way to avoid removing Adm. Frank B. Kelso as chief of naval operations following a recommendation that he be fired for "lack of leadership" in the wake of the Tailhook scandal. Defense Secretary Les Aspin met briefly with Kelso Saturday afternoon following the public disclosure of new Navy Secretary John H. Dalton's recommendation.
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July 23, 1994 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Senate Armed Services Committee said Friday that it did not tell the full Senate about John H. Dalton's involvement with a failed savings and loan when it recommended his nomination as secretary of the Navy last July. Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.), the panel's chairman, said in an interview that the committee did not make the issue public because it was part of a routine FBI background investigation that the lawmakers had promised to keep confidential.
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December 29, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Navy Secretary John H. Dalton denied a Senate-approved promotion to a former commander of the Blue Angels who is now training for a mission to Bosnia. Though he originally sponsored the promotion, Dalton nixed it after a Senate committee had second thoughts. The committee changed its mind after learning of the officer's attendance at the Tailhook aviators' convention, where dozens of women were sexually harassed. Cmdr. Robert E.
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April 18, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Gov. Gary Locke told the Navy he is alarmed at the growing number of fuel spills by warships and disappointed by the lack of cooperation in investigating them. In a letter to Navy Secretary John H. Dalton, Locke said six spills have dumped 10,000 gallons of fuel into Puget Sound this year. Locke said the Navy has refused to let state inspectors board the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson, docked at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton.
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July 23, 1994 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Senate Armed Services Committee said Friday that it did not tell the full Senate about John H. Dalton's involvement with a failed savings and loan when it recommended his nomination as secretary of the Navy last July. Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.), the panel's chairman, said in an interview that the committee did not make the issue public because it was part of a routine FBI background investigation that the lawmakers had promised to keep confidential.
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March 11, 1994 | From Associated Press
Navy Secretary John H. Dalton said Thursday that he is embarrassed by allegations of unpunished sexual harassment in the military and dissatisfied with Pentagon policies against abuse. Dalton's comments before the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee came a day after four women, representing the four military services, told a House committee that they were sexually harassed and then punished or put in dead-end jobs for complaining.
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October 3, 1993 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton Administration appeared to be searching for a way to avoid removing Adm. Frank B. Kelso as chief of naval operations following a recommendation that he be fired for "lack of leadership" in the wake of the Tailhook scandal. Defense Secretary Les Aspin met briefly with Kelso Saturday afternoon following the public disclosure of new Navy Secretary John H. Dalton's recommendation.
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August 15, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
John H. Dalton was sworn in as the 70th secretary of the Navy and said he welcomes the challenge of helping lead the Navy into a post-Cold War world. "I have often been asked why I would want the job as secretary of the Navy in this most controversial time . . . what with investigations, personnel policy changes, down-sizing, closing bases and other contentious issues," Dalton, 51, said at his swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis.
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June 1, 1994 | Associated Press
Navy Secretary John H. Dalton has told a female lieutenant she was mistreated by her superior officer and has censured the man, a senior Navy official said Tuesday. Dalton, who wrote Lt. Darlene Simmons several weeks ago, also moved to expunge negative portions of her personnel record that had resulted from the sexual harassment, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
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August 13, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Capt. Michael W. John, chief spokesman for Secretary of the Navy John H. Dalton, was arrested in Annapolis last weekend for allegedly soliciting an undercover male police officer to have sex. Police arrested John near an adult video and bookstore that has been the target of a two-week vice squad operation. John, 43, was charged with two misdemeanor counts of solicitation that together carry a maximum penalty of two years in jail and a $1,000 fine. John guided the U.S.
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