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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.