Mr. Dan Bryan (USN, Ret.)

Dean of Administration

Dan Bryan is the Dean of Administration at the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, National Defense University, Washington DC. He is responsible for budgeting, operations, logistics, and facilities supporting the Eisenhower School’s Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) Phase II and Master of Science in National Resource Strategy graduate degree programs.

Preceding Eisenhower School, Dan served at the Defense Security Cooperation Agency as the program manager responsible for the International Professional Military Education Alumni Connectivity and Continuing Education (ACCE) program. In addition, he also served as the product owner responsible for the modernization of the Security Assistance Network (SAN), a web-based tool used to administratively track more than 17,000 international military students trained and educated in the United States each year.

Before transitioning to government service, Dan served in the United States Navy on destroyers, frigates, amphibious ships, and a cruiser while operating in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. Assignments ashore include U.S. Central Command (J3-O/Current Operations), the Navy Staff (OPNAV N85/Expeditionary Warfare Resourcing), U.S. Transportation Command (MSC NAVTRANS Detachment), and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Policy). Dan’s final military assignment was as a seminar leader and associate dean at the National War College.

Dan is a United States Naval Academy, Naval Postgraduate School, and National War College graduate.