Mike (Mike) Waltz (R-06)

US Representative Mike Waltz

Mike (Mike) Waltz (R-06)
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Capitol: 202.225.2706
FAX: 202.226.6299
District: 386.279.0707
Room 244 CHOB- Cannon House Office Building 25 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-0906
22 South Beach Street
Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Residence:St. Augustine Beach, FL

Committee Assignments

ChairmanHouse Subcommittee on Readiness
Co-ChairIndia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional International Basic Education Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Caucus
Co-ChairFor Country Caucus
Co-ChairHouse Special Operations Forces (SOF) Caucus
FC MemberInternational Water and Sanitation (WASH) Caucus
FC MemberVeterans Education Caucus
FC MemberVenezuela Democracy Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Women in STEM Caucus
FC MemberFlorida Ports Caucus
Co-ChairHouse Space Force Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on National Security Agency and Cyber
FC MemberCongressional Afghanistan Caucus
FC MemberMilitary Transition Assistance Pathway (MTAP)
FC MemberCongressional Singapore Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Military Personnel
FC MemberKurdish-American Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Central Intelligence Agency
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Oversight and Accountability
FC MemberCongressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Caucus (STEM Caucus)
FC MemberCongressional Supply Chain Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on the Indo-Pacific
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Critical Materials Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Human Trafficking
FC MemberRoosevelt Conservation Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Energy Policy, and Regulatory Affairs
FC MemberCongressional Shipbuilding Caucus
MemberHouse Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
FC MemberHouse Oceans Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Armed Services
FC MemberCongressional ALS Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues
FC MemberCongressional Motorsports Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Foreign Affairs
MemberHouse Committee on Oversight and Accountability
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Army Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Taiwan Caucus
FC MemberConservative Climate Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Study Committee (RSC)


Congressman Mike Waltz represents North Central Florida, is a Colonel (Ret.) in the National Guard, a combat-decorated Green Beret, former White House and Pentagon policy advisor, a small business owner, an author, and a proud father. He is the first Green Beret to be elected to Congress. Mike was born in Boynton Beach, FL and grew up in Jacksonville, Florida. He was raised by a hard-working single mother and is the son and grandson of Navy Chiefs. Mike has served his country his entire life. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute with Honors and served 27 years in the U.S. Army and National Guard, retiring during his second term in Congress. After being commissioned as an Army lieutenant, Mike graduated Ranger School and was selected for the elite Green Berets, serving worldwide as a Special Forces officer with multiple combat tours in Afghanistan, the Middle East and Africa. For his actions in combat, Mike was awarded four Bronze Stars, including two for Valor. During his time in Afghanistan, Mike led the teams searching for deserter Pvt. Bowe Berghdal. Mike was one of the first to publicly call into question then-President Obama's labeling of Berghdal as a hero and has continued to lead the call for justice on behalf of all the service-members Berghdal's desertion put in harm's way. Mike's servant leadership continued in the Pentagon as a defense policy director for Secretaries of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Robert Gates. Mike then went on to serve in the White House as Vice President Dick Cheney's counterterrorism advisor, where he saw firsthand the difficult decisions the President and his Cabinet must make to protect our national security. Mike's position in the White House was unique, as he advised the Bush administration on policy he actually carried out in the military. His experiences as a soldier and a policy advisor inspired him to write the book, "Warrior Diplomat- A Green Beret's Battles from Washington to Afghanistan" the proceeds of which continue to benefit the Green Beret and Matthew Pucino Foundations. Following his time in the White House, Mike then built a small business to over 400 employees and was repeatedly listed in the Inc. 500 index as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America. A former Fox News Channel contributor, Mike, provides expert commentary on foreign policy, defense, and business issues to viewers around the world. Mike is determined to be part of the new generation of leadership in Congress- servant leaders who lead by example with their values and deliver results. His commitment in Washington, DC is the same now as it was in combat- to serve with everything he has, without regard for his own self and with a sense of duty. Mike has a daughter in college and was also recently blessed with a baby boy. He is married to Dr. Julia Nesheiwat, a combat veteran who served in the Bush, Obama, and Trump administrations, as well as most recently as Homeland Security Advisor to the President. They live in St. Johns County, Florida.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Dr. Julia Nesheiwat   DOB: 1/31/1974
Counties Representing
St. Johns