Dennis Fritz, Director of EMN, is a retired Command Chief Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force.
While on active duty, he served as the principal senior advisor to 4-star Commanders at two major commands (Pacific Air Forces and Space Command). One of the Commanders he advised was the former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Richard Myers.
He was also the principal advisor to Commanders at two large Air Force flying wings (Yokota Air Base, Japan and Andrews Air Force Base, home of Air Force One). Dennis also held several positions at the Pentagon on the Air Force Staff and the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force’s Legislative Affairs. After active-duty retirement, he served in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, as a contracted staff member. He earned a B.S. in Management from National-Louis University and a M.S. in Public Management from the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy.
Areas of Expertise
Afghanistan and Iraq Wars pre-invasion Policy Planning documents
China and North Korea threats
OSD Policy Planning
National Security issues and policy development
Department of Defense Wounded Warrior Case Management Policy and Advocacy Expert
- Dennis Fritz: Deadly Betrayal: The Truth of Why We Invaded IraqMost Americans don’t even understand that war is real when they are watching it on television.
- Dennis Fritz: AS AMERICA FORGETS, IRAQ WAR STAYS WITH U.S. VETERANSMost Americans don’t even understand that war is real when they are watching it on television.
- Dennis Fritz: Veterans DayWe should not be sending any of our young men and women off to war unless it’s truly about the defense of our nation. Once we send them off to war, we need to take care of them always—not just on Veterans Day.
- Dennis Fritz: Is Zelensky Trying America’s Patience?[Zelensky’s] men have been fighting toe to toe with Russia and have been winning but right now there’s just no answer for all those incoming missiles.
- Dennis Fritz: The PACT Act is an Overdue Victory for VeteransAs someone who was closely involved with the Department of Defense’s Wounded Warrior Program for nearly fifteen years, I have seen firsthand the devastating effects that burn pits have had on our veterans.