BECTON, JULIUS:  United States. Reagan Administration. Lieutenant General.  Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the Reagan administration from November 1985 to June 1989.   Awarded the 1988 National Security Award of the National Coordinating Committee on Emergency Management.  Career military officer; enlisted in the Army as a Private in 1944.  

Sources: Sincere, John, "Capital Commentary," Journal of Civil Defense, The American Civil Defense Association, April 1989, page 5. United States, Federal Emergency Management Agency, “Federal Emergency Management Agency Directors,” location http://www.fema.gov/about/directors.shtm, 16 May 2002.

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