FORDHAM UNIVERSITY, BA MIDDLE EAST STUDIES | US NAVY
FOCUS AREA: MIDDLE EAST & DIPLOMACY
Kevin Knightes is a US Navy veteran. He served four years as an active duty Hospital Corpsman Pharmacy Technician at Naval Branch Health Clinic Groton, Connecticut. In 2015, he was honorably discharged from active duty and transferred to the Naval Reserve. He has since served as a Hospital Corpsman in the reserve capacity at Naval Operational Support Center NYC. Kevin is currently enrolled at Fordham University to pursuing a Bachelors of Arts in Middle East Studies with Minors in Arabic and Philosophy. Kevin is also currently serving as the President of the Fordham Veterans Association and has been very active in the NYC veterans’ community. Kevin aspires to work in a diplomatic Foreign Service role and plans to pursue law school upon graduation in May 2018.