Alton G. Keel Jr.

American diplomat
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Alton Gold Keel Jr. (born September 15, 1943) is an American engineer, diplomat, and businessman. He was born in Hampton, Virginia.

In July 1986, President Ronald Reagan appointed Keel as the acting principal deputy to the National Security Advisor. From 1987-89, Keel was the United States Permanent Representative to NATO.[1]


  1. "White House announcement of Keel's appointment as deputy National Security Adviser, July 15, 1986". Archived from the original on March 5, 2016. Retrieved September 24, 2020.

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