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Charlene Austin

Charlene has been a servant leader for over 38 years in the military community. She has worked with community, military, and professional organizations focused on the advocacy and support of military families and troops’ well-being support initiatives.  

She currently sits on Advisory Boards for the Purdue Military Family Research Institute, Military Child Education Coalition and is the National Defense university CAPSTONE Senior Spouse Facilitator.   She has held many jobs in the public and private sector while her husband was on active duty, across many duty stations, receiving many Defense service awards for her accomplishments.