the Progressive Policy Institute's
Security Working Group
for a breakfast discussion with
The Honorable Robert O. Work
Undersecretary of the Navy
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Senate Side - SVC 209
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Robert O. Work, as the Under Secretary of the Navy, serves as the deputy and principal assistant to the secretary of the Navy and acts with full authority in the day-to-day management of the Department of the Navy. Work has wrote and spoke extensively on U.S. Navy and Marine Corps strategies and programs; directed and analyzed war games for the Office of Net Assessment and Office of the Secretary of Defense; contributed to Department of Defense studies on global basing and emerging military missions; and provided support for the 2006 Quadrennial Defense Review.
In late 2008, Work served on President Barack Obama's Department of Defense Transition Team. In this role, he was the leader of the Department of the Navy issue team, and served on the defense policy, acquisition, and budget teams.
Work earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Illinois; a Master of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California; a Master of Science in Space System Operations from the Naval Postgraduate School; and a Master in International Public Policy from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).