Dede Byrne Biography
Sister Dede Byrne is an American surgeon, retired Army colonel, and member of the Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary religious order. She is one of the speakers at the 2020 Republican National Convention where she will be speaking on the third day.
She attended and graduated from Virginia Tech before starting medical school at Georgetown. While in medical school, Byrne entered the Army as a way to cover her tuition and ended up serving for 29 years as both a doctor and a surgeon.
Dede Byrne Career
After graduating, Sister Dede worked from 1982 until 1985 in the field of family medicine and was a full-time Army officer from 1982 until 1989. Later, Sister Dede went on to serve as a missionary from 1989 until 1990, while remaining in the Army reserve, and she completed a second residency in general surgery in 1997.
She is a medical doctor whose long career has been marked by extraordinary service. She served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, on active duty in Afghanistan, and later as a reservist, eventually rising to the rank of colonel. As a missionary surgeon, Sister Dede devoted herself to helping the sick in Kenya, Sudan, Haiti, and Iraq.
In 2002, she entered formation with the Little Workers and professed her first vows in 2004. While in formation, Sister Dede was still a member of the Army Reserve and was deployed three times. After a deployment to Afghanistan in 2008, Dede’s order requested that she retire from the military, which she did in 2009, before professing her final vows in 2011.
Dede Byrne RNC
Byrne is one of the speakers at the 2020 Republican National Convention where he will be speaking on the third day. She was announced as a speaker by the Trump campaign on Sunday, and she has one of the most unique resumes of any speaker to address the convention. The convention, which takes place within four days will officially nominate President Donald Trump for reelection. She is scheduled to speak on day three of the Republican convention and Trump has praised her work in the military and medical fields in the past.
Dede Byrne Age
Sister Dede Byrne is over 60 years old. She was born in the United States but likes to keep her personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday.
Dede Byrne Height
Byrne stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches.
Dede Byrne Family
Byrne was born and raised in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., United States. She is one of seven children but has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed the names of her parents or siblings.
Dede Byrne Net Worth
Sister Dede has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million -$5 Million which she has earned through her career as a surgeon and retired Army colonel.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Byrne.
|Who is Dede Byrne?||She is an American surgeon, retired Army colonel, and member of the Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary religious order|
|How old is Dede Byrne?||over 60 years old|
|How tall is Dede Byrne?||5 feet 4 inches|
|Who is Dede Byrne married to?||Not Available|
|How much money does Dede Byrne earn?||Not Available|
|How much is Dede Byrne worth?||$1 Million -$5 Million|