Lieutenant Colonel Dennis Faulkner
assumed his duties as chair of the Military Science Department and
professor of Military Science for IUP on May 12, 2017.
began his Army career in June 1991 and received his commission in
1999 through the Green to Gold program as an infantry
officer from California State University of Sacramento.
LTC Faulkner arrived at IUP after spending the previous two years
assigned to US Army Alaska serving as the chief of Training for the G3
with duty at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. LTC Faulkner has
deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan twice during his career as well as
deployment to Cuba in support of the humanitarian mission to Haiti.
is married to Lori Faulkner and has two daughters, Madeline and Sophia.