Robert Wilkie is a professional government official serving as Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness since 2017 and also is acclaimed to be a great lawyer as well. He has more than 20 years of experience in both the local and international arena. Apparently, he is working as the chief advisor of government’s Secretary and the Deputy Secretary in the section of Defense for Total Force Management. Basically covers health affairs, morale, recreation, welfare, National Guard and Reserve Component affairs.
In the Career of Robert Wilkie
Wilkie initial job was Counsel worked for the Capitol Hill, later shifted to another job as a legislative director of the North Carolina. He has worked with the Commission on Security, Committee on International Relations, and Cooperation in Europe. Wilkie used to work as a special assistant for national security affairs and as a senior policy advisor for the National Security Council. He assisted in making the strategic planning to execute various plans such as the Moscow Treaty, Iraqi Reconstruction, the Millennium Challenge Account, and NATO Expansion. More of his completed tasks are, as a secretary of defense on the section of legislative affairs. He authored a memo and as counsel, an advisor he served the section of the international security affairs. He has worked for US Navy Reserve along with the Joint Forces Intelligence Command, the Office of Naval Intelligence and Naval Special Warfare Group Two.
On March 28, 2018, President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that Wilkie would serve as interim United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs until the Senate confirmed a successor. On May 18, 2018, President Trump announced that he was nominating Wilkie to hold the Veterans Affairs post full time.
….In the interim, Hon. Robert Wilkie of DOD will serve as Acting Secretary. I am thankful for Dr. David Shulkin’s service to our country and to our GREAT VETERANS!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 28, 2018
The Net worth and Personal life of Robert Wilkie
Serving as a prominent government employee for years, no doubt the gentleman has been earning in a good number. The exact figure of his net worth is under the radar, it is assumed he must be earning in millions. Wilkie is very secretive when it comes to revealing some of his personal life info. He remains away from the media when it comes to disclosing information about his personal life. There is none info we can find regarding his marriage, relationship status and such.
The Early Life of Robert Wilkie
Wilkie was born on 6th, 1962 August which makes him 55 years of age. He was born in Frankfurt, West Germany. He is the son of Robert Leon Wilkie Sr., who was a retired Army Artillery officer. Though he was born in Germany, he holds American nationality. He completed his schooling from Salisbury Cathedral School and Fayetteville North Carolina’s Reid Ross Senior High School. Further, in the higher studies, he has sharpened his knowledge garnering three different degrees, bachelor’s degree in Women’s Studies, a law degree from Loyola University School of Law, and Comparative Law from Georgetown University Law Center.
To honor Wilkie’s contribution, he was awarded Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal, it is said to be one of the highest civilian awards. Though we frequently find him on media, he doesn’t hold any social accounts. He is off from all the social media outlets regardless we can find numerous accounts made in his name.