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Bob Carey


Bob “Shoebob” Carey, a retired Navy Captain with 29 years of combined active duty and reserve service as a Surface Warfare and Naval Flight officer in Desert Storm and four activations after 9/11. “Shoebob” joined the Republican National Committee in 2014 to run their Military & Veterans Engagement program, known as GOPVets.  As Director, Shoebob expanded the program, eventually coordinating with the “Veterans for Trump” effort, to a staff of more than 50 full time Veteran and Military spouse staffers and 27,000 Veteran volunteers.   

Prior to his stint with GOPVets, Shoebob was a Senate staffer, Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of Energy, Director of DoD’s Federal Voting Assistance Program, dual qualified Surface Warfare Officer and Naval Flight Officer (A-6E “Intruder”), and selected seven times for Navy Reserve command.

Bob Carey
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