President of Freedom Alliance
Mr. Kilgannon is the President of Freedom Alliance, a charitable organization that honors and supports America’s Armed Forces and advocates for a strong national defense. Under his leadership, the organization helps service members and military families overcome the wounds of war by providing recreational rehabilitation, all-terrain wheelchairs, marriage retreats, and mortgage-free homes to injured veterans. Mr. Kilgannon has directed Freedom Alliance to award millions of dollars in college scholarships to the sons and daughters of America’s fallen and wounded military heroes. He also created the Service to America Award, which pays tribute to individuals who give their time and talent in the service of others. He began his career as a Deputy Press Secretary for Pat Buchanan’s 1992 presidential campaign and later worked in the U.S. House of Representatives as a top aide to Congressman Mark Neumann of Wisconsin. Mr. Kilgannon is a graduate of New York University, a columnist, and the author of Diplomatic Divorce: Why America Should End Its Love Affair with the United Nations.