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Deputy to the Commander/Senior Technical Director/
Chief Engineer, NETCOM

Mr Patrick Dedham

Mr. Patrick Dedham serves as the Deputy to the Commanding General U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command. Mr. Dedham manages and provides strategic direction for NETCOM activities to lead global operations for the Army's portion of the Department of Defense Information Network (DODIN) and to ensure freedom of action in cyberspace while denying the same to our adversaries.

Mr. Dedham is an Information Technology (IT) professional and leader with several decades of proven experience with a comprehensive background in IT systems management, cyber security, IT service support, IT infrastructure design, leadership, management, operational and strategic planning. Prior to his current assignment he led and managed IT support and several major projects as the Director for the Regional Network Enterprise Center - National Capital Region (RNEC-NCR), as a Senior Vice President for a private company, and as the Director of Information Technology Services for the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC).

Prior to these assignments, Mr. Dedham served in the U.S. Army for over 28 years. The key positions he held included: Division G6 in the 82nd Airborne Division; International Security & Assistance Force (ISAF) Joint Command CJ6; 11th Signal Brigade Commander; and the J6 for U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM). His operational deployments include Desert Shield/Storm (1991-1992), Uphold Democracy (1995), Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-2004), and Operation Enduring Freedom (2007-2008, 2010-2011, and 2012) where he provided and managed IT networks, Command and Control (C2) and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) support.

Mr. Dedham graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems and earned two Master Degrees in Information Systems Management and National Security from Webster University and the National War College. He has also earned the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Project Management Professional (PMP) and Information Technology, and Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation certifications.

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