New SECDEF

Discussion in 'Academy/Military News' started by Devil Doc, Jun 18, 2019.

  1. Devil Doc

    Devil Doc Teufel Doc

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    POTUS has put up Army SEC Mark Esper to be the next Secretary of Defense.
     
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  2. AROTC-dad

    AROTC-dad Moderator 5-Year Member

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    Mark Esper:
    • Age 54
    • USMA 1986 - Dean's list
    • MPA Harvard and PhD George Washington University.
    • SEC of the Army confirmed in Nov 2017.
    • Army LTC
    • Active Duty 10 years then NG and Army Reserve
    • Infantry Officer 101st Airborne
    • Ranger Tab
    • Former Rifle Company Commander - Europe.
    • Bronze Star and CIB (Gulf War)
    • Chief of staff at The Heritage Foundation
    • Former staffer for Sen Chuck Hagel and Sen Fred Thompson
    • 7 years at Raytheon as SVP Government Relations.
    Sources:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Esper
    https://heavy.com/news/2019/06/mark-esper/
     
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  3. FutureSoldier96

    FutureSoldier96 5-Year Member

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    I'm meeting him in 3 days.. thanks for the mini bio haha

    (I have his full bio and am reading that as well. Just thought it was funny to get some bullets.
     
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  4. Devil Doc

    Devil Doc Teufel Doc

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    I also have a Master of Public Administration. Not from Harvard though.
     
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