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March 25, 1989 | JOHN M. BRODER, Times Staff Writer
Defense Secretary Dick Cheney, in an unambiguous signal to the military services that he is in charge at the Pentagon, Friday publicly chewed out the highest ranking Air Force officer for "free-lancing" a political compromise on strategic missile modernization on Capitol Hill. At a press conference after his first week on the job, Cheney said that he is "not happy" with Gen. Larry D.
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March 25, 1989 | JOHN M. BRODER, Times Staff Writer
Defense Secretary Dick Cheney, in an unambiguous signal to the military services that he is in charge at the Pentagon, Friday publicly chewed out the highest ranking Air Force officer for "free-lancing" a political compromise on strategic missile modernization on Capitol Hill. At a press conference after his first week on the job, Cheney said that he is "not happy" with Gen. Larry D.
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August 1, 1985 | United Press International
Gen. Larry D. Welch became the Strategic Air Command's 11th commander Wednesday, succeeding Gen. Bennie L. Davis, who retired.
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July 30, 1985 | Associated Press
Gen. John L. Piotrowski took over as the Air Force's vice chief of staff Monday, replacing Gen. Larry D. Welch, the Pentagon said.
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March 7, 1988 | Associated Press
The Air Force's top officer said today he never dreamed the Reagan Administration's military buildup would be derailed so quickly, but he intends to maintain readiness even as his service shrinks. In an interview, Gen. Larry D. Welch also said the Air Force couldn't afford to develop the new Midgetman nuclear missile favored by many congressional leaders.
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May 30, 1986 | Associated Press
President Reagan asked the Senate on Thursday to confirm his choice of Gen. Larry D. Welch to head the Air Force. Welch now commands the Strategic Air Command. In addition, Reagan asked the Senate to confirm Adm. Carlisle Trost as head of the Navy. The nomination of Trost, who directs the Atlantic Fleet, had been disclosed by Pentagon sources Wednesday.
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March 8, 1988
The Air Force's top officer says he never dreamed the Reagan Administration's military build-up would be derailed so quickly, but he intends to maintain readiness even as his service shrinks. Chief of Staff Gen. Larry D. Welch, in an interview on the eve of congressional hearings on the Air Force's fiscal 1989 budget, also said the service could not afford to develop the Midgetman nuclear missile favored by many congressional leaders.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 30, 1989
A 2-year-old Anaheim child died after opening the door of a truck she was riding in and falling to the street, police reported on Sunday. The Orange County coroner's office identified the child as Jennifer Carter. The accident occurred at the intersection of Orangethorpe and Richfield streets in Placentia at 12:39 p.m. Saturday. Police said the girl was riding in a four-door truck in which her stepfather, David DeMore, 25, also was a passenger.
OPINION
March 5, 1989
The obituary of John Patierno (Part I, Feb. 28) contained a major error of fact which does injustice to the brilliant engineering record established by Patierno over the past 33 years. The article leaves the impression that Patierno left behind an ongoing B-2 wing redesign at the time of his death. That is incorrect. As The Times previously reported (Oct. 29, 1988), "The effort to redesign the wing started about five years ago when the Air Force changed its assumptions about how low the bomber would have to fly, requiring that the plane have a stronger structure, Gen. Larry D. Welch said in Los Angeles."
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April 4, 1989 | From the Washington Post
The Bush Administration has chosen its three civilian service secretaries--Assistant Secretary of Defense Richard L. Armitage for the Army, Undersecretary H. Lawrence Garrett III for the Navy and Donald B. Rice of the RAND Corp. for the Air Force--defense officials said Monday. The three are versed in the issues facing the services they are slated to run and have a low-key style that would not overshadow Defense Secretary Dick Cheney the way former Navy Secretary John F. Lehman Jr.'
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