About John Bellamy
John Bellamy is the Interim Executive Director and Operations Manager for the Center for Defense and Homeland Security (CDHS) at Fayetteville State University (FSU). The CDHS was established in December 2010 and serves as a catalyst in developing the next generation of National Security STEM professionals.
The CDHS focus areas are STEM Education, Emergency Management and National Security Partnerships. John helped establish the CDHS Cybersecurity Academy in 2014, which provides Certification Training in the fields of Information Technology (IT) and Cybersecurity. He works with military officials, business and industry leaders at all levels to help provide opportunities for FSU student internships, scholarships and job placement.
Prior to joining the FSU team, John Bellamy served as Executive Assistant for the BRAC Regional Task Force/Fort Bragg Regional Alliance, where he helped prepare an eleven county region surrounding Fort Bragg for economic growth and infrastructure development resulting from the relocation of Army Reserve Command and Army Forces Command Headquarters from Fort McPherson, GA to Fort Bragg, NC.
John is a retired Navy Veteran who served as Navy Personnel Officer at Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) Fort Bragg.