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Eric Greitens
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Governor-elect of Missouri
Taking office
January 9, 2017
Lieutenant Mike Parson (elect)
Succeeding Jay Nixon
Personal details
Eric Robert Greitens

April 10, 1974 (1974-04-10) (age 46)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Political party Republican
Sheena Chestnut (m. 2011)
Children 2
Alma mater Duke University
Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service  United States Navy
Years of service 2001–present
Rank US Navy O4 insignia.svg Lieutenant Commander
Commands Joint Special Operations Task Unit
Mark V Special Operations Craft Detachment
Al Qaeda Targeting Cell
Awards Bronze Star ribbon.svg Bronze Star
Purple Heart BAR.svg Purple Heart
Joint Service Commendation ribbon.svg Joint Service Commendation Medal
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation ribbon.svg Navy Commendation Medal
Us jointservachiev rib.svg Joint Service Achievement Medal
Combat Action Ribbon.svg Combat Action Ribbon
Outstanding Volunteer Service ribbon.svg Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

Eric Robert Greitens (born April 10, 1974) is an American politician, author, humanitarian, former Navy SEAL, and the governor-elect of the state of Missouri. Greitens is the Former President and founder of The Mission Continues, a nonprofit organization for veterans.

Greitens is a Republican. He used to be a Democrat.

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