Michael Thomas Flynn is a name every American is proud of for what he has achieved for his country. He is a retired United States Army lieutenant general who has distinguished himself in various capacities in his highly successful military career.
He has served in various capacities which include: director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, commander of the Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, and chair Military Intelligence Board.
He is also an active politician. In actual fact, he was inches from becoming the vice-presidential running mate to President-elect Donald Trump before Indiana governor-Mike Pence got the party’s nod. Flynn is noted for his fiery stand on issues bothering on national importance.
In a press release on last November 18, it was made public by the transition committee that President-elect Donald Trump has named Flynn his National Security Advisor. Now he is on news when he resigned from the post on 13th Feb for some controversy related to Russian official contacts.
Flynn was born in the last month of year 1958 to parents: Helen Frances (Andrews) and Charles Francis Flynn. His birth took place in Middletown, Rhode Island, U.S. He is married to Lori Flynn in a marriage that is well over 30 years. The union has produced two sons. The union is strong and solid.
Flynn is a family man. Despite his very tight schedule, he finds time to cement the bond within the family. Pictures are posted on their Facebook showing Flynn and his wife as well as Flynn on the other hand with his grandchildren-for he has become a grandfather.
University of Rhode Island, Kingston (BS); Golden Gate University (MBA); United States Army Command and General Staff College (MMAS); Naval War College (MA)
For non-military awards, he has the following: National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal and National Security Agency Distinguished Service Medal.
For his military exploits; Flynn has gotten the following awards: Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, and several service and campaign medals. He earned the Ranger Tab, Master Parachutist Badge, and Joint Staff Identification Badge.
- Occupation: Retired US Army general
- Age: 57
- Date of Birth: December 1958
- Place of Birth: Middletown, Rhode Island, U.S.
- Gender: Male
- Parents: Helen Frances (Andrews) and Charles Francis Flynn
- Spouse: Lori Flynn
- Ethnicity: White
- Nationality: American.