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On June 19, 2004, Halfaker and Associates Founder and CEO, Dawn Halfaker’s life changed when her platoon was ambushed on a patrol mission in Baqubah, Iraq and her career as a military police officer in the United States Army ended abruptly. After a year of recovery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, Dawn was medically retired from active duty due to wounds received in combat, earning a Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
Nearly a year after Dawn’s recovery, she founded Halfaker and Associates, LLC (Halfaker) in January 2006 with the aspiration to continue her service to the country by offering the industry a new perspective of experience, a new standard of service, and a renewed commitment to excellence. With experience and a passion for improving the nation’s security architecture, Dawn worked hard to position the company to engage prospective clients and develop leading-edge solutions to complex problems and threats. Given her passion and dedication, the company realized steady growth by building a multidisciplinary team of experts, leveraging industry best practices and integrating innovative technologies to accelerate growth.
Today Halfaker is recognized as an industry leader and provides services to government clients across the globe. We continue to serve…