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New Military Science Chair

Lieutenant Colonel Jason Freidt assumed duties as chair of the Military Science Department and professor of Military Science for IUP on May 12, 2014. LTC Freidt is an 18-year veteran of the U.S. Army who received his commission as an Armor Officer from the United States Military Academy in 1996.

LTC Freidt arrived at IUP after spending the previous two years in Germany as a staff officer. LTC Freidt has deployed to Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan during his career. He is married to the former Barbara (Bobbie) Hoessle and has twin daughters, Parker and Emma.


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