Brendan McKinnon

Brendan graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 2006 with a BS in Government, specializing in Public Policy. He served ten years in the Coast Guard, including six years at sea enforcing immigration and drug law, and deployed to the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Brendan earned a Masters from the George Washington University while on active duty, is a Veterans in Global Leadership mentor, and is a member of the Truman National Security Project Defense Council. He left active duty in 2016 to pursue a JD at Boston College Law School.