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Teresa A. H. Djuric
Brig Gen Teresa A. H. Djuric
Allegiance United States United States
Service/branch  United States Air Force
Years of service 1983 to Present
Rank US-O7 insignia.svg Brigadier General
Commands held
Awards
  • Defense Superior Service Medal
  • Legion of Merit (2)
  • Meritorious Service Medal (5)
  • Joint Service Commendation Medal
  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Air Force Achievement Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal (2)
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Brigadier General Teresa A.H. Djuric is Deputy Director, Space and Intelligence Office, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.[1]

    Military career[edit | edit source]

    Djuric was commissioned in 1983 through Officer Training School. She has operated space systems at three space wings and Headquarters 14th Air Force. In 2004, she deployed to Southwest Asia as Director of Space Forces for operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. She has commanded at the squadron, group and wing levels, and has served on staffs at the Air Force Personnel Center, U.S. Strategic Command and Headquarters U.S. Air Force. Prior to her current assignment, she was Commander, Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama

    Mary Baldwin College has selected Brigadier General Teresa Djuric to serve as the new commandant of cadets for the Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership (VWIL) and special assistant to the president, effective October 1, 2013.

    Education[edit | edit source]

    1983 Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia
    1983 Officer Training School, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
    1987 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama
    1994 Master of Arts degree in Curriculum & Instruction, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado
    1996 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama
    1999 Air War College, by correspondence
    2001 Master of Strategic Studies degree, Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    2006 Joint and Combined Warfighting School, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia

    Assignments[edit | edit source]

    1. October 1983 - August 1987, satellite operations officer, North American Aerospace Defense Command, Cheyenne Mountain Air Station, Colorado
    2. August 1987 - November 1988, crew commander, 5th Space Warning Squadron, Woomera, South Australia
    3. November 1988 - January 1992, flight commander, Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama
    4. January 1992 - May 1994, section commander, 21st Crew Training Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado
    5. May 1994 - August 1995, flight commander, 21st Operations Support Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado
    6. July 1995 - June 1996, student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama
    7. June 1996 - March 1998, section chief, division chief and executive officer, Assignments Directorate, Air Force Personnel Command, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas
    8. March 1998 - June 2000, Commander, 614th Space Operations Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California
    9. June 2000 - June 2001, student, Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
    10. July 2001 - June 2003, U.S. Strategic Command representative to U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii
    11. June 2003 - May 2005, Commander, 21st Operations Group, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado (April 2004 - August 2004, Director of Space Forces, U.S. Central Command Air Forces, Southwest Asia)
    12. May 2005 - September 2006, Chief, Space Superiority Division, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S Air Force, Washington, D.C.
    13. September 2006 - May 2007, Vice Commander, 30th Space Wing, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California
    14. May 2007 - June 2008, Commander, 50th Space Wing, Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado
    15. June 2008 - October 2010, Commander, Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama
    16. October 2010 – present, Deputy Director, Space and Intelligence Office, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

    Awards and decorations[edit | edit source]

    Master space badge.JPG Master Air Force Space and Missile Badge
    Afg 021203 114.jpg Master Missile Operations Badge
    Headquarters US Air Force Badge.png Headquarters Air Force Badge
    Defense Superior Service Medal
    Bronze oak leaf cluster
    Width-44 crimson ribbon with a pair of width-2 white stripes on the edges
    Legion of Merit with bronze oak leaf cluster
    Bronze oak leaf cluster
    Bronze oak leaf cluster
    Bronze oak leaf cluster
    Bronze oak leaf cluster
    Width-44 crimson ribbon with two width-8 white stripes at distance 4 from the edges.
    Meritorious Service Medal with four bronze oak leaf clusters
    Joint Service Commendation Medal
    Air Force Commendation Medal
    Air Force Achievement Medal
    Bronze oak leaf cluster
    Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with bronze oak leaf cluster
    Bronze oak leaf cluster
    Bronze oak leaf cluster
    Air Force Organizational Excellence Award with two bronze oak leaf cluster
    Bronze star
    Width=44 scarlet ribbon with a central width-4 golden yellow stripe, flanked by pairs of width-1 scarlet, white, Old Glory blue, and white stripes
    National Defense Service Medal with bronze service star
    Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
    Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
    Air Force Overseas Short Tour Service Ribbon
    Bronze oak leaf cluster
    Bronze oak leaf cluster
    Bronze oak leaf cluster
    Bronze oak leaf cluster
    Air Force Longevity Service Award with four bronze oak leaf clusters
    Air Force Training Ribbon

    Other achievements[edit | edit source]

    2005 Gen. Jerome O'Malley Distinguished Space Leadership Award

    Effective dates of promotion[edit | edit source]

    Promotions
    Insignia Rank Date
    US-O7 insignia.svg Brigadier General December 9, 2008
    US-O6 insignia.svg Colonel August 1, 2002
    US-O5 insignia.svg Lieutenant Colonel September 1, 1998
    US-O4 insignia.svg Major October 1, 1995
    US-O3 insignia.svg Captain September 30, 1987
    US-O2 insignia.svg First Lieutenant September 30, 1985
    US-O1 insignia.svg Second Lieutenant September 30, 1983

    References[edit | edit source]

    1. "Brigadier General Teresa A.H. Djuric". United States Air Force. Archived from the original on 2012-07-21. http://archive.is/hpSV. Retrieved 2011-07-10. 

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