EO 13082
Effective Date: May 08, 1998

Responsible Office: Office of Policy Coordination and International Relations
Subject: Joint Mexican-United States Defense Commission

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United 
States of America, and in order to add a member of the Joint Staff to the Joint-Mexican-
United States Defense Commission, it is hereby ordered that the third paragraph of 
Executive Order 9080 of February 27, 1942, as amended by Executive Order 10692 of 
December 22, 1956, and by Executive Order 12377 of August 6, 1982, is further amended 
to read as follows:

"The United States membership of the Commission shall consist of an Army member, a 
Navy member, an Air Force member, a Marine Corps member, and a Joint Staff member, 
each of whom shall be designated by the Secretary of Defense and serve during the 
pleasure of the Secretary.  The Secretary shall designate from among the United States 
members a Chair thereof and may designate alternate United States members of the 

                                                              William J. Clinton

May 8, 1998.

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