Rhonda D. Hunter

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Rhonda D. Hunter, is a military spouse of 20 years and is from Burley, Idaho. Her experience and accomplishments encompass over 19+ years of directorate and multi-division level experience at multiple Garrisons. Hunter assumed the role of acting deputy to the garrison commander in April 2021.  Prior to this assignment, she served as the  Director, Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR), USAG-Hawaii, where she directed and oversaw the delivery of Army Family and MWR Programs and was responsible for a NAF/APF budget of $54M with over 1,200 Appropriated Fund and Non-Appropriated Fund employees.  Her span of control included developing, monitoring, coordinating, and resourcing programs located over nine separate installations and sites for Army Community Service; Business Operations; Child, Youth and School (CYS) Services; Community Recreation; and NAF Support Management..  

Hunter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accounting. In addition to her educational degree, she has completed the professional development of the Army Civilian Training, Education and Development System for Career Program 29 & 51 and the Civilian Education System (CES) at the Army Management Staff College through the Continuing Education for Senior Leaders (CESL) program.  

Career Chronology

  • April 2021 – Present: Acting Deputy to the Garrison Commander, USAG-HI
  • May 2019 – April 2021: Family and MWR, Director, USAG-HI
  • Mar 2018 - May 2019: Family and MWR, Interim Deputy & NAF Support Manager, USAG-HI
  • July 2015 - Mar 2018 : Family and MWR, Director & NAF Support Manager, USAG-Japan
  • Mar 2013 – Jul 2015: Family and MWR, Interim Deputy & NAF Support Manager, USAG-HI
  • Jan 2009  - Mar 2013: Family and MWR, Business Operations Officer, USAG-HI
  • Mar 2006 - July 2009: Family and MWR, Business Operations & Recreation Officer, USAG-Huachuca  
  • Jan 2002  - Mar 2006: Family and MWR, Multiple Business and NAF Support Positions, USAG-HI

Awards and Honors

  • Installation Management Command 2019 Stalwart Award, January 2021   
  • Commanders Award for Public Service, June 2018
  • Superior Civilian Service Medals (2), May 2015, March 2018
  • Commanders Award for Civilian Service, April 2014
  • Achievement Medal for Civilian Service, May 2005
  • Golden Rose Award, Military Intelligence Corps, February 2005