Dedicated Public Servicewoman Appointed by President Biden

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President Joe Biden appointed Patricia “Patty” Barron ’92 as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy. She is responsible for a broad portfolio that includes policy, advocacy, and oversight of all community support to service members and their families. Her decorated career includes service as the director of the Family Readiness Directorate at the Association of the United States Army, the director of outreach, military family projects at Zero to Three, and the director of youth initiatives at the National Military Family Association.