Jeffrey (Jeff) Allen

Director, DANTES

Mr. Jeff Allen serves as the Director of the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES). DANTES is tasked with leading, planning, and organizing a comprehensive portfolio of voluntary education programs and services in support of the Uniformed Services, including the Coast Guard.

Prior to this assignment, Mr. Allen served as the Executive Director of Manpower, Personnel and Services, Headquarters, Pacific Air Forces, where he was responsible for the leadership and management of Manpower, Personnel and Services programs to include: assignments, training, equal opportunity, education, quality force, manpower resources, and quality of life, supporting a ready force of over 45,000 military members, civilian employees and their respective family members.

Mr. Allen holds a Master of Science in Education from Campbell University, and a Bachelor of Science from East Carolina University. Mr. Allen is also a graduate of the Air War College, Air Command and Staff College, and Squadron Officers School.

Mr. Allen began his federal service career as an Intern with the United States Air Force and has also previously served in a variety of education and training, personnel and force support positions at both the installation and Headquarters level.