Brent Scowcroft facts for kids
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Scowcroft in 2013
|9th & 17th United States National Security Advisor|
November 3, 1975 – January 20, 1977
|Preceded by||Henry Kissinger|
|Succeeded by||Zbigniew Brzeziński|
January 20, 1989 – January 20, 1993
|President||George H. W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Colin Powell|
|Succeeded by||Anthony Lake|
March 19, 1925|
Ogden, Utah, U.S.
|Died||August 6, 2020
Falls Church, Virginia, U.S.
|Children||Karen Horner (deceased)|
|Alma mater||Columbia University|
|Profession||Military officer, diplomat|
Brent Scowcroft (March 19, 1925 – August 6, 2020) was a United States Air Force Lieutenant General. He was the United States National Security Advisor under U.S. Presidents Gerald Ford and George H. W. Bush.
Scowcroft was born on March 19, 1925 in Ogden, Utah. He studied at Columbia University. Scowcroft married to Marian Horner in 1951. They had one daughter.
Scowcroft died on August 6, 2020 at his home in Falls Church, Virginia at the age of 95.
Images for kids
Lieutenant Brent Scowcroft (seated second from left) during his early pilot training days with other members of the 82nd Squadron at Grenier Airfield in 1948
Deputy Assistant For National Security Affairs Brent Scowcroft discusses the Vietnam War with Vice President Nelson A. Rockefeller and Central Intelligence Agency Director William Colby during a break in a meeting of the National Security Council in April 1975.
President Gerald Ford confers with Henry Kissinger and Scowcroft in October 1974.
National Security Advisor Lieutenant General Brent Scowcroft with President Gerald Ford and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on-board Air Force One on November 17, 1975
President George H. W. Bush examines papers with Dick Cheney and Scowcroft in April 1989.
Scowcroft in October 2009, at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C.
Scowcroft with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates