Keith Kellogg

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Keith Kellogg
Keith Kellogg 2000.jpg
National Security Advisor
In office
February 13, 2017 – February 20, 2017
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Michael T. Flynn
Succeeded by H. R. McMaster
Executive Secretary of the U.S. National Security Council
Assumed office
January 20, 2017
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Suzy George
Personal details
Born Joseph Keith Kellogg Jr.
(1944-05-12) May 12, 1944 (age 73)
Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
Political party Republican
Education Santa Clara University (BA)
University of Kansas,
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch  United States Army
Years of service 1967–2003
Rank US-O9 insignia.svg Lieutenant General
Unit 101st Airborne Division
82nd Airborne Division
Battles/wars Vietnam War
Operation Urgent Fury
Awards Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit (2)
Bronze Star Medal (5)
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Army Commendation Medal

Joseph Keith Kellogg Jr. (born May 12, 1944), known as Keith Kellogg, is a retired general officer in the United States Army. President Donald Trump put Kellogg in charge of the presidential transition agency action team for defense.[1] He was named a foreign policy advisor to then presidential candidate Trump in March 2016.[2]

He was named Acting United States National Security Advisor on February 13, 2017 following the resignation of Michael T. Flynn.

References[change | change source]

  1. Romm, Tony (9 November 2016). "New details emerge on Trump transition organization". Politico. Retrieved 13 November 2016. 
  2. Rappeport, Alan (22 March 2016). "Top Experts Confounded by Advisers to Donald Trump". The New York Times. Retrieved 13 November 2016.