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

  • Veterans issues

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