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Amy McGrath Biography – Amy McGrath Wiki
Amy McGrath full name Amy M. McGrath-Henderson, is an American former Marine fighter pilot and political candidate.
According to Amy McGrath’s biography on US Naval Academy website, McGrath graduated from USNA with a B.S. in Political Science in 1997. While being a midshipman, she was a member of the varsity women’s soccer team and was the Midshipman Director of NAFAC in her senior year. After her commissioning as a Marine Corps officer and completion of flight school in 1999, she was assigned as a F/A-18 Weapons Systems Officer to Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 121. In 2002, Captain McGrath, deployed to Kyrgyzstan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom flying combat missions in Afghanistan. In 2003, she completed her second combat tour to Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom.
From 2005-06, Capt. McGrath transitioned to become an F/A-18 pilot. In her second tour with 121, she completed a deployment to East Asia from 2007-09. In 2010, she deployed to Afghanistan with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. While operational, she accrued approximately 2000 flight hours, and flew 85+ combat missions. She has flown in multiple exercises in the continental U.S., Alaska, Egypt, Australia, Korea and Japan.
In 2011, Major McGrath was assigned to Capitol Hill as a Congressional Fellow. She worked in the office of Representative Susan Davis of San Diego as the congresswoman’s defense and foreign affairs policy advisor. From 2012-13, she served in the Pentagon at Headquarters Marine Corps, Strategy & Plans Division, International Affairs Branch as the Marine Corps’ liaison to other federal government agencies such as the Department of State and US Agency for International Development.
Her awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, (8) Strike Flight Air Medals, Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, and Iraqi and Afghan (2) Campaign medals.
Amy McGrath Age
McGrath was born on June 3, 1975 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.
Amy McGrath Parents – Amy McGrath Family
Amy McGrath’s parents are Marianne McGrath and Donald McGrath. She was born the youngest of three children. McGrath’s mother, Marianne McGrath, is a psychiatrist who was one of the first women to graduate from the University of Kentucky’s medical school. Her father, Donald McGrath, was a retired teacher who taught high school English in Cincinnati for 40 years. He died in April 2017 at the age of 76 after a battle with cancer.
Amy McGrath Husband
McGrath has been married to now-retired naval Lieutenant Commander Erik Henderson since 2009. The couple has three children.
Amy McGrath Children
McGrath and her husband Erik have 3 children: George Henderson, Theodore Henderson, and Eleanor Henderson.
Amy McGrath Education
Amy McGrath graduated from USNA with a B.S. in Political Science in 1997. She holds a Masters of Arts in International/Global Security from The Johns Hopkins University and a Graduate Certificate in Legislative Studies from Georgetown University. She is a graduate of the Marine Amphibious Warfare School, Marine Fighter Weapons Division Tactics Course, and Marine Corps Command and Staff College.
Amy McGrath Senate
McGrath announced on Twitter on July 9, 2019 that she was running for the United States Senate for Kentucky as a Democrat in the 2020 election.
McGrath wrote: “I’m running to replace Mitch McConnell in the U.S. Senate. Everything that’s wrong with Washington had to start somewhere—it started with him. With your help, we can defeat Mitch and defend democracy.”
I’m running to replace Mitch McConnell in the U.S. Senate. Everything that’s wrong with Washington had to start somewhere—it started with him. With your help, we can defeat Mitch and defend democracy. Join us: https://t.co/c4b0WAp4ji pic.twitter.com/DNLjFkHGua
— Amy McGrath (@AmyMcGrathKY) July 9, 2019
Amy McGrath Political Party
McGrath was an Independent before 2017. She has been a Democratic since 2017.
Amy McGrath Lesbian – Amy McGrath Transgender
This information is not available. However, she is married and has 3 children.
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