Mr. Craig L. Deatrick
Mr. Craig Deatrick was selected to the Senior Executive Service in April 2018 and currently serves as the Director, U.S. Army Installation Management Command-Pacific. He manages a regional staff that provides oversight of multi-million dollar base operation programs in 12 Garrisons located in Alaska, Hawaii, Japan, Korea, and Kwajalein Atoll. Operations include management of installations providing support for approximately 180,000 service members, family members, retirees, and civilians, as well as oversight of an annual budget exceeding $1.6 billion for programs that included Appropriated Funds, Non-appropriated Funds, Defense Environment Restoration Funds, and Army Family Housing funds. The IMCOM-Pacific area of responsibility includes 12,257 Family Housing Units and 45,190 Unaccompanied Personnel Housing living spaces.
Previously, Mr. Deatrick served as the Director of J8/Forces, Resources, and Assessments, of the United States Forces Korea (USFK). As the J8, he managed over $1B in fiscal resources supporting Headquarters, USFK, as well as Joint forces across the Korean Peninsula; facilitated the development of USFK requirements for the Future Years Defense Program; and served a key role on the Special Measures Agreement negotiating team working with the Republic of Korea.
Mr. Deatrick’s service began nearly 37 years ago when he joined the U.S. Army, and he’s served the Department of Defense continuously in some capacity ever since. Throughout his career, Mr. Deatrick served in a series of positions with ever-increasing responsibilities including the Director of Logistics (DOL) for an Area Support Group in Europe and later DOL at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. He’s served as Regional Chief of Logistics for the Army’s Installation Management Command in both Europe and Pacific Regions. Prior to graduating from the National Defense University (NDU), he served as a mobilized reserve officer in Iraq in 2008 working civil-military operations for the 18th Airborne Corps. Following graduation from the NDU, he served as the Chief of Staff for the Installation Management Command-Pacific leading over 120 staff members across 11 Garrisons with over 10,000 employees and a budget of $1.1B. Mr. Deatrick was assigned in 2015 to USFK to serve as the Deputy J4 for USFK overseeing the J4 staff with the responsibility of providing policy and management for logistics across the Korean Peninsula for more than 28,000 US Forces stationed in Korea during armistice, crisis, and contingencies.
His honors and awards include the Distinguished Order of Saint Martin; Joint Meritorious Civilian Service Award, 1 OLC; Meritorious Civilian Service Award, Superior Civilian Service Award, 3 OLC; Commander’s Award for Civilian Service, 3 OLC; and an Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service.
Mr. Deatrick holds a Master of Science degree, National Resource Strategy, National Defense University, where he was a distinguished graduate; and a Bachelor of Arts, History, University of California. He is a graduate of the Harvard Senior Executive Fellows program at the Kennedy School of Government, as well as a graduate of the Army Management Staff College, Fort Belvoir, VA, and the Combined Army Services Staff School.