Holly Dailey

Holly Dailey

DIRECTOR, FAMILY READINESS

Holly Dailey is an Army spouse of 28 years to the 15th SMA Daniel A. Dailey. She is an advocate for military families and has served in various levels of leadership for many military volunteer organizations. Holly holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and has worked mostly in the financial and business management fields and taught in several school districts.  She was a Federal Service Employee for seven years, her last position serving as a U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Personnel Liaison. For her exemplary Federal Service, she received the Outstanding Civilian Service Medal, the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service, and the Commander’s Award for Public Service.

Her volunteerism in military organizations occurred at several installations. She has served as a Care Team leader and advisor, Family Readiness Group leader and advisor, First Sergeant and Company Commander Spouse Program advisor, Civilian and Volunteer Awards Program advisor, Volunteer Advisory Council advisor, and School District Community Liaison to name a few. For her volunteer work and community contributions, Mrs. Dailey was awarded many volunteer service honors including the President’s Call to Service Award, the Secretary of the Army Distinguished Public Service Medal, and the Secretary of the Army Public Service Award. 

Mrs. Dailey devoted her time to volunteerism and supporting her husband’s duties when he served as the 15th Sergeant Major of the Army. She advocated for military families through her involvement with various organizations, boards, and Army programs to include the Army Family Action Plan Steering Committee, the Army Survivor Advisory Working Group, Army Emergency Relief Board, Army Senior Enlisted Spouse Council, Defense Senior Enlisted Leader’s Council Spouse Program, Department of Defense Spouse Ambassador Network, and the Department of Labor Military Spouse Employment Workgroup. She also provided mentorship, guidance, and advisement to the Pre-Command Spouse Course at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, the Spouse Leadership Development Course at Fort Bliss, Texas and the Nominative Spouse Seminar at Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Her passion focus areas are military spouse employment and education and military Families.

Holly is the Association of the United States Army’s Family Readiness Director and continues to serve on various boards as an advisor and advocate for military families.