Bernard D. Rostker
National Guard Bureau
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 1997 Current duties: assistant secretary of the Navy for manpower and reserve affairs; DoD special assistant for Gulf War illnesses.
Education: Bachelor of Science, economics and education, New York University, 1964; Master's and Doctorate, economics, Syracuse University.
Career highlights: research economist, RAND Corp., 1970-1972; principal deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for manpower and reserve affairs, 1977-1979; director, Selective Service, 1979-1981; director, Systems Management Division (computer software development), Systems Research and Applications Corp., 1983-1984; program director, force development and employment, and associate director, Arroyo Army studies and analysis center, RAND Corp., 1984-1990; director, Defense Manpower Research Center, RAND Corp. National Defense Research Center, 1990-1994.