Robert Kettle is a retired Naval officer with over 20 years of extensive operational and staff experience at-sea and ashore involving naval, joint service, interagency and multi-national duty in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
He was stationed overseas during his career in Germany, Italy, Iraq and Russia. Further, he also deployed overseas on the aircraft carriers USS Saratoga and USS John C. Stennis plus the former SIXTH Fleet command ship USS LaSalle.
Robert has an undergraduate degree from Boston University, graduate degrees from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance and is also a graduate of the U.S. Army’s Command and General Staff College. His studies included exchanges in France, England and Belgium.
Robert, the son of immigrant parents from the United Kingdom, relocated back to the Pacific Northwest following two naval assignments in the Puget Sound region to join his wife Sarah after completing his naval career. They have a daughter and live in Queen Anne.