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DoDEA's Chain of Command

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is a Department of Defense field activity operating under the direction and authority of the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness.

DoDEA plans, directs, coordinates, and manages pre-kindergarten through 12th grade education programs for school-aged children of Department of Defense personnel who would otherwise not have access to high-quality public education. DoDEA schools are located in Europe, the Pacific, Western Asia, the Middle East, Cuba, the United States, Guam, and Puerto Rico. DoDEA also provides support and resources to Local Educational Activities throughout the United States that serve children of military families.


Executive and DoD

Donald J. Trump President

Donald J. Trump

President

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James Mattis Secretary of Defense

James Mattis

Secretary of Defense

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Stephanie Barna Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

Stephanie Barna

Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

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Virginia Penrod Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs

Virginia Penrod

Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs

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DoDEA Headquarters

Mr. Thomas M. Brady DoDEA Director

Mr. Thomas M. Brady

DoDEA Director

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Dr. Linda L. Curtis Principal Deputy Director and Associate Director of Academics

Dr. Linda L. Curtis

Principal Deputy Director and Associate Director of Academics

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Dr. Judith A. Minor Associate Director for Performance and Accountability

Dr. Judith A. Minor

Associate Director for Performance and Accountability

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Mr. Robert M. Brady Associate Director for Financial & Business Operations

Mr. Robert M. Brady

Associate Director for Financial & Business Operations

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