Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-9
Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.
Brigadier General Joy L. Curriera became the Director of Operations for the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-9, formerly titled the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, on July 24, 2017.
As the Director of Operations, Brigadier General Curriera is responsible for overseeing the development and coordination of program requirements, strategy, and policies pertaining to facilities, military construction, energy, real property asset management and BRAC properties that support Army objectives and improves the quality of life for Soldiers, Civilians, and Families.
Brigadier General Curriera graduated from the U.S. Military Academy and received her commission as a second lieutenant in the Army Signal Corps in 1990.
She served her lieutenant years in Germany, with the 1st Signal Battalion, 5th Signal Command; and then the 141st Signal Battalion, 1st Armored Division. Following the Signal Officer Advanced Course in 1995, she was assigned to the 501st Signal Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as the division’s telecommunications officer and later as battalion S-1. She commanded the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Personnel Services Battalion, (PSB); and while in command, she branch transferred to the Adjutant General’s Corps.
While assigned at Fort Polk, Louisiana, she served as executive officer for the 5th PSB, and then as the G1/AG Personnel Strength Management Chief for the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk. In May 2000 Brigadier General Curriera transferred to the Pentagon where she served on the Department of Army Staff as the Operations/Information Management Officer for the General Officer Management Office. Following Command and General Staff College in 2003, she served as the Brigade S-1 for the 1st Signal Brigade, U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command, Yongsan, South Korea. She then returned to the National Capital Region, to serve as the AG Branch and Human Resource Management Functional Area, Majors Assignment Officer for the Army Human Resources Command, Alexandria, Virginia.
Brigadier General Curriera deployed from HRC in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, in May 2008 where she served as the CJ1 Personnel Strength Management Division chief for the Headquarters, Multi-National Corps – Iraq. Following this deployment, she assumed command of the 46th Adjutant General (Reception) Battalion, 194th Armored Brigade, Fort Knox, Kentucky. After battalion command, she served at the Army Human Resources Command at Fort Knox, as the Integration Branch chief, Field Services Division, The Adjutant General (TAG) Directorate; and then as chief of the Army’s Records Management Division.
In June 2013, Brigadier General Curriera graduated from the National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C., followed by her command of the U.S. Army Garrison in Japan, Camp Zama, from June 2013 to June 2015.
Before assuming her current duties with the DCS, G-9, Brigadier General Curriera served as Chief of the Colonels Management Office, Senior Leader Development, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army. She holds a Master of Science degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the National War College and a Master of Arts degree in Human Resources Management from Webster University.
(Current as of 27 September 2019)