Mr. Fred Drummond, SES

Mr. Fred Drummond, SES

DASD, Force Education & Tng, OUSD (P&R)

Mr. Drummond serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Education and Training in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness. He oversees the development of policies and plans for military training and education. His responsibilities include Service and joint training policy, cyber training policy, joint professional military education, training capability modernization, and enabling access to the land, air, and sea live training domains.

Prior to joining OSD, Mr. Drummond was responsible for Navy’s strategy, policy, resource allocation, and execution oversight for all officer, graduate, and voluntary education programs on behalf of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations. A career Naval Officer, Mr. Drummond served in a variety of operational and staff billets. As a Naval Flight Officer flying in the EA-6B and in the USAF EF-111A, Mr. Drummond deployed across the globe conducting combat and peacetime operations. Non-operational tours included assignments in education, training, and manpower.

Mr. Drummond’s military awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and the Air Medal. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech and received a Master’s of Political Science from Auburn University of Montgomery.

Speaking: October 28 - Spotlight Session - State of the EMS Enterprise