Peter Knickerbocker

Project Manager, America First Transition Project

Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country.

- 19th and 20th Century typing drill

Peter Knickerbocker is from Northport, New York on Long Island’s north shore. He serves as Project Manager, America First Transition Project. He served as the combat information center officer on two warships in the 1980s. He managed part of the testing phase of a new air defense system for pre-Aegis warships while he served on USS Mahan. More recently he served in the Trump administration as a special assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs). He coordinated the work of the Army Civilian Human Resources Agency (CHRA) and the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army (OAA) while on a special team which stood up the Army Enterprise Marketing Office and closed the Army Marketing and Research Group. The Secretary of the Army awarded him the Meritorious Public Service Medal. Prior to that he managed projects for Let Freedom Ring and the Family Foundation Action (Richmond, Virginia), including a rush six-week project for FFA where he hired six field representatives, made the final contact with the representative of the donor to finalize funding, organized volunteer predictive dialer telephone banks, and arranged the studio video production, DVD manufacture and distribution of 3,000 video discs to churches about the responsibility of Christians to vote. The project helped change the Virginia Senate from progressive to conservative in the 2011 election. Knickerbocker holds Juris Doctor and Master of Public Administration degrees from Syracuse University and a B.A. in political science from Saint Michael’s College. 

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