Kimberly Mitchell is a vocal advocate for our veterans, military families and families of the fallen and frequently speaks at conferences and in communities across the country. An adopted orphan from Vietnam, she is recognized as an advocate for our Vietnam veterans. She was the official spokesperson for the DoD 50 Year Vietnam War Commemoration Committee for 3 years, and continues to participate in various events recognizing and honoring the service of our Vietnam Veterans.
Kim served in the United States Navy for 17 years as a Surface Warfare Officer serving onboard surface ships and at shore commands. She was hand selected by the Navy and the White House to serve as a White House Military Social Aide where she participated in more than six hundred events hosted by the President and First Lady. During her last 2 years on active duty she served as the Deputy Director of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Office of Warrior and Family Support. Kim has worked with hundreds of communities and has assisted thousands of organizations and has created a nationwide network of support utilizing grassroots solutions to address the challenges of transition and reintegration for our service members, veterans and military families.
Kim holds a Bachelor’s degree from the United States Naval Academy in Ocean Engineering and a Master’s degree from The George Washington University in Organizational Management.