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Department of Defense (DoD) Enterprise Voice over Internet Protocol

Doug Smalls, LTC (R)

Douglas E. Smalls is the Department of Defense (DoD) Enterprise Voice over Internet Protocol Services Implementation Lead, serving America’s finest military organizations and agencies at the Joint Enterprise Services Directorate, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Fort Meade, Maryland.

Mr. Smalls, a native New Yorker, enlisted in 1982 as a Finance Specialist, in the U.S. Army. He rosed to the rank of Sergeant and transitioned from enlisted to officer – known in the Army as a Maverick.

Mr. Smalls served three plus decades in the United States Army, and prior to his retirement in 2015, he served in various capacities in the field and in the Pentagon as a Military Police (MP) Officer: Platoon Leader, Installation Provost Marshal, Battalion Adjutant, multiple Company Commands, Deputy Provost Marshal, and Operations Officer. After graduating from the Materiel Acquisition Management Course, he transitioned from the MP Corps to the Acquisition Corps and served as a Combat Developer, Program Integrator for Navy Interoperability, Officer in Charge of Acquisition Operations, and Assistant Product Manager for, the Joint Interagency and Multinational Interoperability. He served as the Chief of Data Product sand a Department of the Army Systems Coordinator. He deployed to Iraq in support of the Global War on Terrorism as a Communications Liaison Officer. His final assignments were the Deputy Program Manager of the Joint Planning and Execution Services; Deputy Program Manager, DoD Mobility Program; Deputy Chief of Operations, Enterprise Services; and the Enterprise Services Branch Chief, Defense Information Systems Agency Network. He received numerous military awards and decorations for outstanding performance, mission accomplishment, and tireless service to his country and community. He is a Distinguished Military Student and Graduate of John Jay College’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), and an honors graduate, New York City, New York. Mr. Smalls earned two master’s degrees from Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan. He and his wife live in Virginia with their children.