Board Advisory on Curriculum

Board Advisory on Curriculum

Dr. Gerald D. Curry is a member of the Senior Executive Service, as Director, Air Force Review Boards Agency, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Arlington, Virginia. He is responsible for the management and operation of multiple military and civilian appellate processes that ensure due process, equity, fairness, and impartial treatment for all applicants.

Dr. Gerald D. Curry was formerly the Deputy Associate Under Secretary for Security within the Office of the Associate Under Secretary for Environment, Health, Safety, and Security (AU). The office provides corporate leadership and strategic approaches for protecting DOE’s workers, the public, the environment, and national security assets. This is accomplished through developing corporate policies and standards; sharing operating experience, lessons learned, and best practices; and providing assistance and supporting services as DOE’s security advocate.
Prior to his current position, Dr. Curry was a Security Specialist within DOE’s Office of Safeguards, Security, and Emergency Preparedness Office of Environmental Management. He served as a Directorate-level Chief of Staff at the Defense Security Service.

Dr. Curry is an Adjunct Professor of the Department of Homeland Security & Criminal Justice at the Colorado Technical University and a retired Air Force Colonel with twenty-seven years of honorable service. His last duty assignment was as Director of Security Forces for Headquarters Air Force Space Command. In this capacity he led an organization responsible for the entire spectrum of security policy and guidance for Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) forces worldwide, to include supporting five space wings operating at nine main bases, 10 stations and 621 sites worldwide.
Dr. Curry holds a doctorate degree in Management from Colorado Technical University, a Masters of Science in Public Administration from Troy State University, a Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security from the University of Colorado, in Colorado Springs, a Bachelor of Science in Health Education from Tennessee State University, and a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy.  He is extensively published in matters dealing with leadership, criminal justice, emergency management, and homeland security.

 While in the Air Force he served in a variety of leadership positions as unit and group commander, defense force commander, and senior law enforcement officer on duty, where he developed and enforced standards of performance and conduct, conducted threat assessments and appropriate plans for resource protection, and crisis response.

Dr. Curry coordinated law enforcement and investigative activities with two major civilian police units, including the Office of Special Investigation (OSI), FBI, CIA, and US Marshals. He managed Law Enforcement, Investigations, Military Working Dog, Weapons sections, and directives for each unit. Tasked with implementing improvements to ensure operational effectiveness to identify/correct discrepancies, and identifies training requirements.

Dr. Curry established policies and procedures for the security of Priority “A” resources and wrote plans and operating instructions.
Other Qualifications/Training and Publications:
• Author of Striving For Perfection, Developing Professional Black Officers,, ISBN 978-1-6040-2709-9
• Columnist for the monthly article on leadership for The Urban Voice Magazine,, Las Vegas, NV
• Technical Advisor and Outreach Director for movie documentary For Love of Liberty, The Story of Black American Patriots, Eleventh Day Entertainment (2010)
• Graduate, Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, Quantico, VA (2000)
• Squadron Officers School, resident program, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL (1989)
• Air Command & Staff College, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL (1999)
• Air War College, Seminar, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL (2000)

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Leadership, Mentorship