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Ms. Juliet Beyler

Executive Director
U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa

Ms. Juliet Beyler assumed the duties as Executive Director for U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa in July 2020.

She most recently served as Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Manpower, Personnel, Training, and Education (ADCNO MPT&E), where she served as the civilian executive advisor to the Chief of Naval Personnel.

Ms. Beyler previously served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Military Manpower and Personnel) and in multiple Senior Executive Service positions in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, to include as the Principal Director for Force Resiliency, the Director of Officer and Enlisted Personnel Management, and as the Special Assistant for senior officer matters.

Before re-joining the Department of Defense in 2018, Ms. Beyler served as a Senior Policy Advisor in the office of U.S. Senator Jim Webb of Virginia from 2008-2011 where she was responsible for liaison to the Senate Committees on Armed Services and Veterans Affairs, and for oversight of defense, veterans’ affairs, homeland security, intelligence, and appropriation issues.

A native of Chicago, Ms. Beyler enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1984. She served as a Korean cryptologic linguist and intelligence analyst for ten years before receiving her commission through the Marine Corps Enlisted Commissioning Education Program, as one of the Marine Corps’ first female combat engineer officers. Over the course of her 23-year Marine Corps career, she completed numerous deployments around the world to locations such as Thailand, Russia, Haiti, the Philippines, and the Balkans. She commanded three times and served two combat tours in Iraq as a commanding officer and battalion operations officer.

Ms. Beyler graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Economics and completed a graduate certificate program in non-profit executive management with Georgetown University.