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Col Bob Love, USMC (Ret)

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Col Bob Love, USMC (Ret)  

Vice Chair

Col Bob Love has served as a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) under three Administrations (Bush, Obama, Trump). He most recently served as the Chief of Staff (CoS) and Senior Executive to the 33rd Under Secretary of the Navy and CoS to two Secretary’s of the Navy (2018-2020) and is currently the Vice President, Defense Logistics and Naval Services at the Logistics Management Institute (LMI).  Mr. Love is a Council Member for the Town of Occoquan.

Col Love retired as a Colonel in the United States Marine Corps, August 2004. Colonel Love’s career included a variety of command & staff assignments to include command of a Marine Wing Support Squadron and a Combat Logistics Battalion. He led the Marine Corps Capstone Logistics Modernization Effort, a flagship enterprise regarded by military and industry organizations as a model for transformation. After the September 11, 2001 attacks, he served as the Officer in Charge of the Reconstitution Liaison Support Team (RLST) and deployed to Kuwait/Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). Upon his return, he was assigned as the Senior Logistics Advisor, Marine Corps Combat Development Command. After retiring, Col Love served as the Deputy Director for the Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Logistics Systems Management), supporting major logistics system modernization efforts.

He and his wife, Helaine, have three adult children, Dr. Andrew Love, Ms. Genna Love (CPA), and Lieutenant Commander William Love, USN.