Trent Kelly

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Exceptional Family Member Program Hearing

2020-02-28 16:21:24

Exceptional Family Member Program

2020-02-25 21:59:07

Rep. Trent Kelly on Impeachment of President Donald Trump

2019-12-30 15:02:23

Thankful for our Farmers

2019-12-03 16:23:16

Rep. Kelly Addresses Impeachment Proceedings

2019-11-14 20:49:35

Rep. Kelly recognizes Mississippi State Representative Steve Holland

2019-11-14 18:35:03

Rep. Kelly honors Lee County Justice Court Judge Sadie Holland

2019-11-14 18:31:26

Rep. Kelly recognizes former Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives Billy J. McCoy

2019-11-14 18:27:50

Rep Kelly Delivers Remarks on House Floor in Support of HR 1615

2019-11-13 21:29:06

10 29 19 Rep Kelly Congressional Gold Star Family Fellowship Program

2019-11-13 21:10:49

08 19 19 Rep Kelly on SuperTalk Radio

2019-08-19 18:04:38

08 15 19 Rep Kelly on SuperTalk Mississippi Segment 2

2019-08-16 22:32:58

08 15 19 Rep Kelly on SuperTalk Mississippi

2019-08-16 22:34:22

07 10 19 Rep Kelly's remarks at the Small Business Hearing

2019-07-11 18:48:41

Rep. Trent Kelly Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee

2019-03-19 17:44:50

Rep. Kelly thanks General Joseph Votel for his leadership abilities

2019-03-19 17:36:48

Representative Trent Kelly at National Security Challenges and U S Military Activities in the G

2019-03-19 17:29:06

11 27 18 Representative Trent Kelly talking with troops in Djbouti

2019-03-19 17:26:25

CSPAN Rep Kelly on Small Business legislation

2019-03-19 17:19:01

Reps. Kelly, Stivers, and Abraham bring awareness to veteran suicide prevention

2016-06-28 19:45:27

Contact Information

1005 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-4306
Fax 202-225-3549

Committee Assignments


Armed Services

On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, Trent Kelly won a special election runoff to represent the First District of Mississippi in the 114th Congress.

Trent lives in Saltillo with his wife of 28 years, Sheila, and their three children John Forrest, Morgan, and Jackson. They are members of Saltillo First United Methodist Church.

Trent was born on March 1, 1966, in Union, Mississippi to parents John and Barbara Kelly. He graduated from Union High School and East Central Community College. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi and law degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law. In 2010, he received his master’s degree in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Trent has spent 33 years in the Mississippi Army National Guard as a Combat Engineer and is currently serving as a Brigadier General. In 1990, he mobilized for Desert Storm as an Engineer Second Lieutenant. In 2005, he deployed as a Major to Iraq with the 155th Brigade as the Operations Officer of the 150th Engineer Battalion. From 2009 to 2010, he deployed as a Lieutenant Colonel to Iraq as the Battalion Commander of Task Force Knight of the 155th Brigade Combat Team and commanded over 670 troops from Mississippi, Ohio, and Kentucky. He has received two Bronze Stars, the Combat Action Badge, the Bronze, Silver, and Gold de Fleury medals, and numerous other federal and state awards for his service.

Trent has worked at McRae’s Department Store as a manager, maintained a private law practice in Saltillo, and served as Tupelo City Prosecutor and Forfeiture Attorney for North Mississippi Narcotics Unit. Prior to being elected to Congress, Trent served as a District Attorney for the 1st Circuit Judicial District (Lee, Pontotoc, Alcorn, Monroe, Itawamba, Prentiss, and Tishomingo) managing all felony cases.

In Congress, Trent serves on the House Armed Services Committee, serving as the Ranking Member of the Military Personnel Subcommittee.  Trent also serves on the House Agriculture Committee and the House Small Business Committee.

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