Statements
June 17, 2021

Truman National Security Project Welcomes Vice Admiral Kevin D. Scott as Distinguished Fellow

Truman National Security Project Welcomes Vice Admiral Kevin D. Scott as Distinguished Fellow
Statements
June 17, 2021

Truman National Security Project Welcomes Vice Admiral Kevin D. Scott as Distinguished Fellow

Truman National Security Project Welcomes Vice Admiral Kevin D. Scott as Distinguished Fellow

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Truman National Security Project (501c4) is proud to welcome Vice Admiral Kevin D. Scott as a Distinguished Fellow.

In this role, he will provide hands-on mentorship and leadership training for Truman members, drawing on his wealth of expertise in defense and combat.

Vice Adm. Scott has held a range of senior leadership and command roles including; Deputy Commander at the US Naval Forces Central Command, Director at the US Fleet Forces Command and Vice Director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

“As Truman expands its leadership development offerings in service of preparing the next generation of national security leaders, we’re thrilled to welcome Vice Admiral Scott,” said Jenna Ben Yehuda, Truman’s President and CEO. “His impressive track record of service and lifelong commitment to cultivating talent make him an especially exciting partner in this new venture.”

For his final tour of duty, Vice Admiral Scott served as Director for Joint Force Development (J7) within the office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In this role, he oversaw the integration of joint training, concept development, and operational analysis. Since September 2020, he has served as President of New Market Veterans, an organization that works to provide healthcare and employment opportunities for veterans.

“I am truly excited about this opportunity to support an organization that is committed to adding value in this world, and shaping future leaders through creative thought and positive action,” said Scott. “Since my first engagement during TRUCON 2020, it was evident that the Truman Project’s passion for building lasting relationships centered on character, service, and community are what is needed in today’s dynamic and challenging times.”

Vice Adm. Kevin Scott is a native of Portsmouth, Virginia and  holds a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the US Naval War College.