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Erik Henderson Biography – Erik Henderson Age
Erik Henderson is a retired naval Lieutenant Commander. He holds a degree in economics from Clemson University and an MBA from the University of Maryland.
According to his Linkedin profile, Henderson served as a Personnel Recovery Officer at NATO Air Training Command in 2010 and 2011. His responsibilities included coordinating missions to recover US military forces that had been taken prisoner or gone missing. Henderson also recruited and trained Afghan National forces.
According to heavy, earlier in Henderson’s career, he spent time as a helicopter pilot in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. He was stationed there from 1999 through 2003. He then served as a T-34C Instructor Pilot in Corpus Chirsti, Texas until 2006. Henderson’s next move was to New Orleans, where he was a C-130T Pilot with Fleet Logistics Squadron Five-Four.
Henderson moved to the Washington, D.C. area in 2009, the same year he and Amy McGrath got married. He was a C-12B pilot and Assistant Operations Officer at Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility.
Henderson continued to receive promotions during his time in the nation’s capital. His other titles included Department Head for Manpower and Reserve Pay Naval Operational Support Command, Assistant Officer for Plans and Policy in the Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel, and Department Head for Administration.
Amy McGrath’s Husband
Erik Henderson is married to retired Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath. They married on December 19, 2009. 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
Erik Henderson Children
Henderson and McGrath have 3 children: George Henderson, Theodore Henderson, and Eleanor Henderson.
Erik Henderson Job
According to the News-Graphic, a local newspaper in Georgetown, Kentucky, Henderson got a job in 2017 working with KRC Homes LLC. The firm designs and builds custom homes.