Denis F. "Denny" Beaugureau

Deputy Commander, Joint Interoperability Test Command

Born in Chicago, IL, Mr. Beaugureau spent most of his life in Arizona. He attended the University of Arizona, receiving a BA in liberal arts in 1969. After graduation he joined the Navy and served as a Naval aviator. He commanded an anti-submarine patrol squadron and attained the rank of Captain.

From October 1989 to December 1992, he served on the staff of Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Pacific Command (USCINCPAC) in the Command, Control and Communications Systems Directorate as Chief of the Joint and Combined Interoperability Branch (J65). In this capacity, he served as the Chairman of Command and Control Interoperability Boards with Australia, Korea, Singapore, and Thailand.

From December 1992 to November 1993 he served as Director for Operational Test and Customer Support at the Joint Interoperability Test Command. From November 1993 to November 1994 he served as Principal Deputy to the Commander. He retired in November 1994 and accepted the position of Department Head, Operational Test and Evaluation. He was appointed to the position of Deputy Commander in January 1999, where he currently serves.

He has a Master of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Western International University, where he was recognized as the Outstanding Graduate of 1997.

He enjoys traveling and foreign languages. He and his wife Lark enjoy many hobbies, which include flying, golf, snowboarding, and most other sports. They also enjoy antique and art collecting.

He has two daughters, ages 21 and 24, who live in California.