ACCESSION NUMBER:333987 FILE ID:EUR209 DATE:03/22/94 TITLE:CLINTON NOMINATES CROWE AS ENVOY TO THE UNITED KINGDOM (03/22/94) TEXT:*EUR209 03/22/94 CLINTON NOMINATES CROWE AS ENVOY TO THE UNITED KINGDOM (Text: White House statement 03/22/94) (280) 1ashington -- President Clinton announced his intention March 22 to nominate Admiral William Crowe Jr. as U.S. ambassador to Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Following is the text of the announcement as released by the office of the press secretary at The White House: (Begin text) The president today announced his intent to nominate Admiral William Crowe Jr., as ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In announcing this nomination, President Clinton said, "Admiral Crowe has distinguished himself throughout four decades of dedicated public service. I am very pleased that he will continue his services to this nation and that I will be able to rely on his wise counsel in this very important position." Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Crowe served in the United States Navy for 47 years. His assignments included Commander in Chief of the Allied Forces, Southern Europe; Commander in Chief, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe; Command in Chief, U.S. Pacific Command; and Commander, Middle East Force, based in Bahrain. Currently he is counselor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in the District of Columbia, professor of Geopolitics at the University of Oklahoma and Chairman of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. Admiral Crowe holds a bachelor's degree from the United States Naval Academy, a master's degree from Stanford University and master's and doctoral degrees from Princeton University. He has been married to Shirley Grinell for 40 years; they have three children. (End text) NNNN .