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Robert Wilkie (Robert Leon Wilkie Jr.) was born on 6 August, 1962 in Frankfurt, Germany, is a 10th United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Discover Robert Wilkie’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 58 years old?
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|Age||58 years old|
|Born||6 August 1962|
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|Net Worth in 2020||$1 Million – $5 Million|
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Timeline of Robert Wilkie
On March 2, 2020, the office of Vice President Mike Pence announced Wilkie’s addition to White House Coronavirus Task Force.
In 2019, he was named fifty-second among the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare.
On March 28, 2018, President Trump announced via Twitter that Wilkie would serve as interim Secretary of Veterans Affairs until the Senate confirmed a successor. On May 18, 2018, following the withdrawn nomination of Ronny Jackson, Trump announced that he was nominating Wilkie to hold the Veterans Affairs position full-time. On July 23, 2018, Wilkie was confirmed by the Senate as the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs, by an 86–9 vote. He was sworn in on July 30, 2018.
Prior to becoming the VA Secretary, Wilkie served as the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness from November 30, 2017 to July 30, 2018. An intelligence officer in the United States Naval Reserve, he was previously nominated for a Department of Defense position by President George W. Bush on June 20, 2006, and his appointment was approved by the Senate on September 30, 2006.
Wilkie was nominated to be Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness by President Donald Trump in July 2017. This nomination was confirmed by the Senate on November 16, 2017.
From 2015 to 2017, Wilkie was a senior advisor to U.S. Senator Thom Tillis.
From 2010 to 2015, Wilkie was Vice President for Strategic Programs for CH2M Hill, one of the largest program management and engineering firms in the world. He worked on advising assignments and program management. This involved working with the summer Olympics in London in 2012, as he helped reform the United Kingdom’s Defense Supply and Logistics System.
In 2007, while serving as assistant secretary of defense for legislative affairs, Wilkie authored a memo outlining guidelines that restricted congressional testimony to high-ranking officers and civilians appointed by the president. Critics of the guidelines argued that they could impede investigations of the Iraq War, and that the Pentagon had no authority to set the rules.
From 2003 to 2005, in the Bush administration, Wilkie was special assistant to the President for national security affairs and a senior director of the National Security Council, where he was a senior policy advisor to then-National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice as well as her successor, Stephen Hadley. Wilkie developed strategic planning for the implementation of the Moscow Treaty, the Millennium Challenge Account, Iraqi Reconstruction and NATO Expansion. In 2009, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates awarded him the Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest civilian award of the Department.
Wilkie began his professional career on Capitol Hill as Counsel to Senator Jesse Helms, and later served as legislative director for Representative David Funderburk. He was assigned to the Committee on International Relations and the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. In 1997, he began service as counsel and advisor on international security affairs to Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, remaining in that office until 2003.
Wilkie said Confederate President Jefferson Davis was a “martyr to ‘The Lost Cause'” and an “exceptional man in an exceptional age” in a 1995 speech at the US Capitol. Wilkie also spoke about Robert E. Lee to the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) at a pro-Confederate event in 2009. He also called abolitionists who opposed slavery “radical”, “mendacious”, and “enemies of liberty”, and stated that the Confederate “cause was honorable,” while also condemning slavery as “a stain on our story as it is a stain on every civilization in history”. Wilkie is a former member of the SCV.
Wilkie received his B.A. degree from Wake Forest University in North Carolina. He received a J.D. degree from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans in 1988 and an LL.M. degree in International and Comparative Law from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.
Robert Leon Wilkie Jr. (born August 2, 1962) is an American lawyer and government official serving as the United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs. He was confirmed on July 23, 2018 by the United States Senate. The confirmation vote in the Senate was 86–9. He was sworn in on July 30, 2018.