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Mr. Ronald A. Hamilton

Deputy Assistant Director, Administration and Management

Mr. Ronald Hamilton, DAD Administration and Management

Mr. Hamilton has more than 35 years of experience as a Human Resources professional in the Federal government. As the Chief, Human Resources Division in the Defense Health Agency, he is responsible for leading the development and execution of Human Resources legislative and regulatory policy requirements, staffing advisory and policy development services Agency-wide. Hamilton develops strategies to assist organizations in achieving objectives and contributes to the attainment of the Agency’s mission, vision and continuous improvement of organizational processes. He promotes empowerment by sharing information and encouraging or making decisions in the best interest of the organization.

Hamilton previously served in senior civilian leadership positions as the Director Recruitment and Placement Policy Service in the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Deputy/Executive Officer to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Support (G- 1/4/6) and the Director of the Department of Defense Executive Agencies Program in the Office of the Army Surgeon General. He retired from the Army as a colonel after 32 years of military service in the Army’s Medical Service Corps culminating with an appointment as the Health Services Human Resources Consultant to the Army Surgeon General and Director HR in the Office of the Surgeon General.

Hamilton’s educational degrees include a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Winston Salem State University, Winston Salem, North Carolina; a Master of Science Health Service Administration, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan and a Masters of Science, National Resource Strategy, National Defense University, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Washington D.C.

Hamilton’s awards and decorations include the Army Medical Department Human Resources “A” Proficiency Designator, Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit (two oak leaf clusters), Meritorious Service Medal (four oak leaf clusters), and the Army Commendation Medal (five oak leaf clusters)

Hamilton is a member the Society for Human Resource Management and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.; a Distinguished Member of the Army Medical Department Regiment and belongs to the Order of Military Medical Merit Army Medical Department Regiment.

Hamilton is a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina.

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