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  • Mr. Jeff Register

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    Director, Defense Human Resources Activity

  • Mr. M. Alex Baird

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    Director, Defense Support Services Center

As of April 19, 2021, the ADL Initiative reports to the Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA), under the Director, DHRA. ADL Initiative is one of eleven programs within the Defense Support Services Center (DSSC). DSSC provides critical support services to the Defense Department’s military and civilian personnel to enhance national security, mission readiness, resiliency, and reintegration.

ADL Initiative Leadership

  • Laura Milham, Ph.D., Director

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    Dr. Laura Milham is an applied human-systems scientist, with an emphasis on individual and team training and assessment. Dr. Milham brings over 25 years of experience to oversee the program’s comprehensive execution, guiding its strategy, and ensuring it aligns with US DoD and Federal government priorities.

  • David Lalich, Program Analyst

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    Mr. David Lalich is a DoD civilian who serves within the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative as a Program Analyst responsible for Operations. Before recent duties within Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative, he served 10 years within the Defense Travel Management Office in various Leadership/Program Analyst positions. Mr. Lalich served 26 years in the United States Air Force, serving numerous roles including Technical Training Instructor and Career Development Course Writer.