Representative Mikie Sherrill

(D) New Jersey

Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and spent almost 10 years on active duty in the Navy. She flew missions throughout Europe and the Middle East as a Sea King helicopter pilot, worked on the Battle Watch Floor in the European Theater during the Iraq invasion, and served as a Flag Aide to the Deputy Commander in Chief of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet. Sherrill also served as a Russian policy officer, working on the implementation of our nuclear treaty obligations and oversaw the relationship between the U.S. Navy and Russian Federation Navy. After leaving the Navy, Sherrill earned a law degree from Georgetown University. She worked as a lawyer before serving at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey as an Outreach and Re-entry Coordinator and an Assistant U.S. Attorney. Sherrill is currently serving her third term as the representative for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. She sits on the House Armed Services Committee and the House Select Committee on Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party.


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