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Deputy Defense Minister For Operations
Honorable Saint Jerome Larbelee now serves the government of Liberia as Deputy Defense Minister for Operations (DMO), and he is the third person in command at the Ministry. He is an experienced religious, political and security sector practitioner. The DMO has a vast work experiences within ecumenical institutions and conflict/post conflict society.
Honorable Larbelee has a Master of Arts degree in International Politics and Critical Security Studies with emphasis in African Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. He got a Bachelor degree in Theology from the Gbarnga school of Theology in Gbarnga, Bong County, Liberia. He has several local and international certificates ranging from Post Conflict Trauma Healing, Strategic Development Planning, Security Studies, and International Relations.
Prior to his appointment as DMO, he served as Policy Analyst in the office of the Minister of National Defense, Liberia.