Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)

Army Reserve: Drilling

Benefit Fact Sheet


The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and managing prekindergarten through 12th grade educational programs on behalf of the Department of Defense (DoD).


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DoDEA determines the enrollment and eligibility policy. Dependents of Army Reserve Service members on drill status are not eligible to participate in the DoDEA school systems.

Additional Information

For more information about the schools, employment, and other topics, please visit the website maintained by the Department of Defense Education Activity:

DoDEA Americas:

DoDEA Europe:

DoDEA Pacific:

Non-DoD Schools Program (NDSP):

DoDEA Virtual School:

Document Review Date: 29 November 2022