jeannie deakyne

Prepared 2,000 troops for humanitarian relief efforts after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

Jeannie Deakyne

Jeannie Deakyne of The Junior League of Arlington draws on her 12 years of experience with the U.S. Army in managing faculty and staff learning and development initiatives at the University of Texas at Arlington in areas such as diversity and inclusion and leadership development. Militarily, her notable achievements, among numerous others, include commanding all U.S. operations at the Baghdad International Airport; processing nine million pieces of mail; and ensuring the readiness of 2,000 troops for humanitarian relief efforts after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.