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Joseph A. Benkert

Joseph A. Benkert, American former federal agency administrator. Decorated Meritorious Service medal, Navy Commendation medal, Coast Guard Commendation medal, Navy Achievement medal.

Background

  • Benkert, Joseph A. was born in 1951 in Kentucky, United States.

  • Education

    • Graduate, United States Navy Academy, 1973. Master of Arts in Public Policy, Harvard University.

    Career

    • Congressional liaison officer Department Navy, 1989—1992, executive director Chief Naval Operations Executive Panel, United States. Senior milt. assistant to under secretary for defense policy United States Department Defense, chief staff to principal deputy under secretary for policy, deputy, chief operations, Coalition Provisional Authority, Iraq Baghdad, deputy director, Office Defense Reconstruction Support, principal deputy assistant secretary for international security affairs, principal deputy assistant secretary for global security affairs, 2006—2007, acting assistant secretary for global security affairs, 2007—2008, assistant secretary for global security affairs, 2008—2009. Commander United States Navy.

    Connections

    • Married Gail Jean DeVeuve. Children: Suzanne, Stephen.
    • spouse: Gail Jean DeVeuve
    • children: Suzanne Benkert
    • Stephen Benkert
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    (age 66)
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