Endorsements of Dan helmer's campaign


  Michelle Flournoy   Former   Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Michelle Flournoy

Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

  David Cohen   Former Deputy Director of the CIA

David Cohen

Former Deputy Director of the CIA

  Avril Haines   Former Deputy Director of the CIA and former Principal Deputy National Security Adviser

Avril Haines

Former Deputy Director of the CIA and former Principal Deputy National Security Adviser


"As Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy, I sought to instill a lifelong dedication to Duty, Honor, Country, in my cadets. Dan has dedicated himself to those priorities, and all of us on the National Security Advisory Committee know that those are exactly the values that we need, and that Dan will embody, in Congress.” -Lieutenant General (Retired) Daniel Christman


  Lieutenant General (Retired) Daniel Christman   Former Superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point

Lieutenant General (Retired) Daniel Christman

Former Superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point

  Ambassador Reuben Brigety   Former U.S. Ambassador to the African Union

Ambassador Reuben Brigety

Former U.S. Ambassador to the African Union

  Ambassador Susan Jacobs   Former State Department Special Advisor for Children’s Issues and former U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.  

Ambassador Susan Jacobs

Former State Department Special Advisor for Children’s Issues and former U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.  


"In the world arena, I know that Dan will be a fierce advocate for peace and for collaboration to address global challenges that impact us everyday. Whether it is U.S leadership on climate change, resolving humanitarian crises, ridding the world of nuclear weapons, or addressing the scourges of child labor and slavery, Dan's voice as a fighter for our progressive values who has been willing to put his life on the line for our country will stand out." -Ambassador Reuben Brigety


  Major General (Retired) Gale Pollock   Former Acting Surgeon General and 22nd Chief of the Army Nurse Corps

Major General (Retired) Gale Pollock

Former Acting Surgeon General and 22nd Chief of the Army Nurse Corps

  Brigadier General (Retired) Jeff Cashman   Former U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard Senior Leader

Brigadier General (Retired) Jeff Cashman

Former U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard Senior Leader

  Rear Admiral (Retired) Mike Smith   Former President, Navy Board of Inspection and Survey, Veteran of Desert Storm, Bosnia, Kosovo, and Operation Iraqi Freedom

Rear Admiral (Retired) Mike Smith

Former President, Navy Board of Inspection and Survey, Veteran of Desert Storm, Bosnia, Kosovo, and Operation Iraqi Freedom


Dan Helmer is the smart choice in these times of great insecurity. We need experience and accomplished servant-leaders like Dan Helmer in Washington to set us on the right national security path.” -Brigadier General (Retired) Jeff Cashman


  Brigadier General (Retired) John Douglass   Former Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisitions)

Brigadier General (Retired) John Douglass

Former Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisitions)

  Brigadier General (Retired) David McGinnis   Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs, Vietnam Veteran

Brigadier General (Retired) David McGinnis

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs, Vietnam Veteran

  Andrew Exum   Former   Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Middle East Policy, Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran

Andrew Exum

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Middle East Policy, Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran

  Brigadier General (Retired) Steve Cheney   Former Inspector General of the Marine Corps

Brigadier General (Retired) Steve Cheney

Former Inspector General of the Marine Corps