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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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Robert L. Wilkie Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

Robert L. Wilkie

Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

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Ms. Virginia Penrod Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower and Reserve Affairs/ M&RA)

Ms. Virginia Penrod

Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower and Reserve Affairs/ M&RA)

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DoDEA Headquarters

Mr. Thomas M. Brady DoDEA Director

Mr. Thomas M. Brady

DoDEA Director

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

Dr. Linda Curtis

Principal Deputy Director and Associate Director of Academics

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Dr. Judith Minor Associate Director for Performance and Accountability

Dr. Judith 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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DoDEA Americas

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Dr. Judith A. Minor

DoDEA Americas Director for Student Excellence


District Superintendents

Dr. Cabrezas

Dr. Christy Huddleston

Americas Southeast
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Dr. Donato Cuadrado

Americas Mid-Atlantic

DoDEA Europe

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Dr. Dell W. McMullen

DoDEA Europe Director for Student Excellence


District Superintendents

Dr. Elizabeth Dunham, District Superintendent Europe East

Dr. Elizabeth Dunham

Europe East
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Mr. Frank E. Roehl

Europe West
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Mr. Kent Worford

Europe South

DoDEA Pacific

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Ms. Lois J. Rapp

DoDEA Pacific Director for Student Excellence


District Superintendents

Dr. Steven R. Bloom, District Superintendent Pacific East

Dr. Steven R. Bloom

Pacific East
Mike Thompson

Mr. Mike Thompson

Pacific South