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Hegseth in 2015
Peter Brian Hegseth
June 6, 1980
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
|Education||Princeton University (BA)|
Harvard University (MPP)
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||2003–2014|
|Unit||United States Army National Guard|
Individual Ready Reserve
War in Afghanistan
Army Commendation Medal (2)
Expert Infantryman Badge
Combat Infantryman Badge
He was considered to be the United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs under the Donald Trump presidency, but major veterans' groups objected, and in January 2017, David Shulkin was selected instead.
References[change | change source]
- "Pete Hegseth". Fox News. 2016-12-01. Retrieved 2017-04-06.
- DAVE PHILIPPS, "Head of Veterans Health System Is Trump's Pick to Lead Veterans Affairs", The New York Times, January 11, 2017.
- Veterans Groups Urge Trump to Keep Obama’s V.A. Secretary, Dave Philipps, The New York Times, December 12, 2016