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Allan C. Polley, Senior Lecturer

Allan C. Polley, Senior Lecturer, received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Texas Tech University, his Master of Science degree in Defense Systems Analysis from the Naval Postgraduate School, and recently received a Master of Arts in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He was an F-4 Radar Intercept Officer with VMFA-232 for over six years, attending the Navy Fighter Weapons School (“Topgun”; pre-Hollywood) and the Weapons and Tactics Instructor course, and making three WestPac deployments. After a “Headquarters" tour where he served consecutively as the Manpower and Procurement Analyst for POM 94-99 and as Aide-de-Camp for the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, he joined the DRMI faculty for the first time in September 1992. In June 1995 he departed for F/A-18D Weapons and Sensors Officer (WSO) training, with follow-on service as the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Officer for the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, MCAS E1 Toro. He rejoined the DRMI faculty in June 1997, retired from the Marine Corps in October 2000 and became a civilian faculty member. In addition to his teaching duties, Al is the International Programs Coordinator.

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