Command Staff Profiles
Colonel Jean M. Dailey was born in Minnesota and raised in South Dakota. Immediately following graduation from high school, she was selected to participate in the Walter Reed Army Institute of Nursing (WRAIN) program. She attended South Dakota State University and graduated from the University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, where she was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau national honorary nursing society and commissioned a First Lieutenant. She has a Master of Science Degree in Nursing Administration from the University of Hawaii and a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.
Colonel Dailey is a graduate of the Army War College, Command and General Staff College, and the AMEDD Officer Advanced Course. She has completed the Medical Strategic Leaders Course, AMEDD Executive Skills, Principles of Advanced Nurse Leadership, and Officer Head Nurse Course.
Following Colonel Dailey’s initial active duty assignment at Fort Riley, Kansas, she transferred to Reserve status and was assigned to the 5502nd US Augmentation Hospital, Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center, Denver, CO; 6251st USA Hospital, Phoenix, AZ; 330th General Hospital, Memphis, TN; 4010th USA Hospital, New Orleans, LA; and 5501st USA Hospital, St. Paul, MN.
Colonel Dailey’s active duty assignments have included: Assistant Chief Nurse, Fort Riley, Kansas; Clinical Head Nurse, Urgent Care Clinic, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Evening–Night Supervisor, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX; Chief, Medical Nursing Section, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston TX; Chief, Ambulatory Nursing Section, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX; Director, Telemedicine/Managed Care Outreach, TRICARE Southwest Lead Agent, San Antonio, TX; Deputy Executive Director, Population Health, TRICARE Southwest Lead Agent, San Antonio, TX, Nurse Methods Analyst, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Surgical Neuroscience Nursing Section Supervisor, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Assistant Chief Nurse, Walter Reed Army Medical, Assistant Chief Nurse, Brooke Army Medical, Deputy Commander for Nursing Brooke Army Medical Center, Chief Nurse 21st Combat Support Hospital, Fort Hood, Texas, and Deputy Commander for Nursing and Patient Services, Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas.
Colonel Dailey’s military awards include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster, and the Good Conduct Medal. She earned the Expert Field Medical Badge, is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit and has been awarded the Army Surgeon General’s 9A Proficiency Designator in Nursing Administration.
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