Every guest room at the renown Thayer Hotel in West Point, NY is dedicated to a distinguished graduate of West Point. The decor of each room reflects the accomplishments and milestones of an individual who has made significant contributions to the nation and world. Below are the major milestones in the life of Robert McDonald: […]
Last week I flew to Washington, D. C. and drove to the Westin Hotel in Annapolis, Maryland, to attend the 5th annual Service Academies Global Summit. I was going to represent RallyPoint and also to speak. The conference began with a reception. Attending the Summit were graduates and current students of all of the nation’s […]
This week we went to my alma mater West Point to participate in the annual Alumni Review and the 2019 Distinguished Graduate Award ceremony. Receiving West Point’s Distinguished Graduate Award in 2017 was the greatest honor of my life. I have tried to live a life of service, guided by the ideals of West Point […]
Thursday morning Diane and I were up before 6 a.m. I was suffering a cold, so I slept in rather than exercised. Plus, I wanted to get ready for the day’s events. We went down to the Washington Room of the Thayer Hotel, where we met Claudia Phillips, who is Director of Events for the […]
Bob McDonald has been selected by presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden to his transition team advisory board. The transition team also consists of four co-chairs and other advisory board members with various backgrounds that include: senior campaign aides, a former primary rival, other potential running mates, an economic advisor, and those with […]
In the year after I left as secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in late 2016, the nation lost an average of 17 veterans to suicide each day. Despite the tireless work of community, health care and veteran partners and the bipartisan commitment of policymakers, this number has remained stubbornly consistent. According […]
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