Mary Beth Bruggeman | Vice President of Program Strategy
Office: Washington, D.C.
U.S. Naval Academy, Georgetown University
Proudest moment in my career:
Leading a company of Marines into Iraq during the 2003 invasion…and then leading them back out safely!
Book on your nightstand:
“Duty” by Robert Gates
My favorite memory at The Mission Continues:
Watching the laying of the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier while standing amongst the living Medal of Honor recipients. I was incredibly humbled to be surrounded by so many heroes.
Favorite movie/favorite current movie:
“Steel Magnolias” – Ask me again in twenty years and you’ll get the same answer.
Favorite sports team:
The Washington Redskins. Sigh. It’s not easy…
Most rewarding thing about working at The Mission Continues:
Watching a dynamic and passionate group of people take a company from the ground to greatness, all in service to our nation’s veterans.
Exciting project currently in works:
Launching new platoons in our region! I just love watching this organization grow and spread throughout the country.
Most over used phrase I say:
Song that describes you:
“Chasing the Sun” by Sara Bareilles
Who would you dine with (dead or alive):