George (Kris) Hughes serves as the Chief of Staff for the Defense Security Cooperation University. Prior to this role he served
as a logistics institutional capacity building professional and senior lecturer with the Institute for Security Governance (ISG)
from April 2018 to December 2021. He is a retired United States Army Lieutenant Colonel with more than 26 years of service in a
variety of Command and Staff positions deploying to both Afghanistan and Iraq. He also served as the Director of Staff for the
Directorate for Logistics (J4) United States Africa Command and as an instructor at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College,
teaching force management and sustainment. He holds a BS in Secondary Education from The Citadel, The Military College of South
Carolina, a MS in Human Relations from The University of Oklahoma, and a MBA from Norwich University.