Mr. David O. Tiedemann
Mr. Dave Tiedemann is an Installation Management Command leader with over 30 years combined active Army and DA Civilian experience serving commanders, Soldiers, the Joint Community and their families in positions of increasing responsibility, across functional areas at the tactical, operational, theater and strategic levels.
Tiedemann arrived at Fort Huachuca Garrison in August 2023 as the Deputy to the Garrison Commander. Prior to that he served as the G357 for IMCOM Directorate Sustainment and as a member of the Installation Support Team managing operations and protection portfolios across 10 garrisons and setting the conditions for the transfer of 22 Organic Industrial Base installations from other Army Material Command Subordinate Commands to IMCOM. From 2016 to 2020 Tiedemann served as the Director of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS), the Deputy Garrison Manager for Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria and the Deputy to the Garrison Commander US Army Garrison Black Sea in Romania providing support for rotational forces in Eastern Europe and setting the conditions for support to Ukraine.
Tiedemann retired from the Army as a Military Intelligence Officer in 2013 from Fort Huachuca where he had served as the Deputy Commanding Officer of the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade and the G3 for U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence. Prior to his arrival at Fort Huachuca, he was the J2 XO and a J2 Planner for Joint Force Command Naples – NATO in Naples, Italy, from 2007 to 2011 where he deployed to the ISAF Joint Command in Kabul, Afghanistan and directed intelligence and targeting operations during NATO Operation Unified Protection in Libya in 2011. From 2006 to 2007 Lt. Col. Tiedemann was deployed to Coalition Forces Land Component Command/Army Central in Kuwait as the Deputy Chief of Future Operations coordinating rotation of Army Forces across the CENTCOM AOR as well as other special missions across the CENTCOM footprint.
Prior to his time in Kuwait, Tiedemann served as the DPTMS for US Army Garrison Kaiserslautern and the Chief of Threat Assessment for the Rapid Equipping Force from 2003 to 2006. From 2000 to 2003 Maj. Tiedemann served in a variety of positions with the 704th Military Intelligence Brigade and the National Security Agency providing support to Army Commanders, Combatant Commands and the Special Operations community.
From 1994 to 2000 Tiedemann served with 1st Infantry Division in Germany and deployed to Bosnia-Hercegovina as both a Company Commander and the Battalion XO for the 101st Military Intelligence Battalion and as the Company Commander of the Manchester Recruiting Company, New England Recruiting Battalion. Prior to this he was a student at the Military Intelligence Officer Advanced and Transition Courses at Fort Huachuca where he also served briefly as the S1 for the 306th MI Battalion.
Capt. Tiedemann spent several years, 1988 to 1994 serving as a Armor and Infantry Officer in Korea with 1/72 Armor, 2nd Infantry Division and at Fort Hood/Cavazos, TX with 3/41 Infantry as a Platoon leader and deployed to Operation Desert Storm as well as an Armor Company XO with 1/67 Armor and 3/8 Cavalry to Kuwait for Operation Iris Gold and finished out his combat arms career as the S4 for 3/8 Cavalry where he oversaw the first operational fielding of the M1A2 to the an Army Tank battalion.
Tiedemann is a graduate of the Armor Officer Basic Course. Military Intelligence Officer Transition and Advance Courses, Combined Arms Services Staff School, Command & General Staff College, Joint and Combined Warfighting School/Joint Forces Staff College, Continuing Education for Senior Leaders (CESL) and has a BA in Economics and Finance from Norwich University.
Tiedemann is married, has three children and owns horses and donkeys.