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DVI Director

U.S. Army Col. Curtis F. Iden

Col. Iden assumed leadership of Defense Visual Information June 30, 2018. He came to DVI after an assignment as the Chief, Innovation and Systems Engineering Office of the Defense Information Systems Agency at Fort Meade, Maryland.

Since his commissioning as an Army Signal Officer in 1993, Iden has served in a number of command and staff positions, including deployments to Saudi Arabia, Kosovo and Kuwait.

Iden is also a graduate of the Army Ranger School, Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School and Army Command and General Staff College.  

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master of Arts from Webster University. 



Col. Curtis F. Iden

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