Bob Killebrew is a mountaineer from North Carolina, a graduate of The Citadel and holds advanced degrees in History and International Relations.
During a thirty-year Army career, he fought in Vietnam alongside Montagnard tribesmen and Vietnamese paratroopers, commanded a battalion in the storied 82nd Airborne Division and a joint
task force in Central America, served in the Pentagon at the highest levels and taught at the Army War College.
After retirement, Bob Killebrew consulted on defense policy for the Defense Department and civilian corporations, and finally was a visiting senior fellow at a prominent defense-oriented think tank in Washington. He has been a Green Beret, a paratrooper, a crewman on ocean sailing yachts, a lecturer and authority on national defense issues and an author of books and studies on strategy.
He and his first wife, Pixie. live and sail on the Chesapeake Bay in Newport News, VA.