Bradford M. Brown
Colonel Bradford Michael Brown was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 1-67, 1 July 1966. His first duty assignment was as an Infantry Platoon Leader in Company B, 2d Battalion, 10th Infantry at Fort Carson, Colorado. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Infantry Platoon Leader, Company C, 2d Battalion, 8th Infantry, Republic of Vietnam; Mortar Battery Commander, 2d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Republic of Vietnam; Executive Officer, 3d Battalion, 1st Basic Training Brigade, Fort Ord, California; Group Safety Officer, 164th Combat Aviation Group, Republic of Vietnam; Company Commander, Headquarters, 13th Aviation Battalion, Republic of Vietnam; Senior Instructor, Aviation Warrant Officer Career College, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Assistant Inspector General, 7th Infantry Division, Fort Ord, California; Executive Officer, 2d Squadron, 10th Cavalry, Fort Ord, California; Troop Commander, Troop D, 2d Squadron, 10th Cavalry, Fort Ord, California, R&D Coordinator, Headquarters, Army Material Command, Alexandria, Virginia; Staff Officer, Headquarters, Department of the Army (Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Research, Development and Acquisition), Pentagon, Washington D.C.; Battalion Commander, 214th Attach Helicopter Battalion, 9th Cavalry Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington; Aviation Team Chief, Headquarters, Department of the Army (Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Research, Development and Acquisition), Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Program Manager and Special Assistant to the Director, Strategic Defense Initiative Organization, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Director for Maneuver Systems, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research, Development and Acquisition, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; and Army Program Manager and Deputy Director, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Joint Program, United States Navy Program Executive Office for Cruise Missiles and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Washington, D.C. | Colonel Brown has a Bachelors Degree from the University of Tampa and Masters Degrees from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the University of Southern California. His military schools attended include: Army and Navy War Colleges, the Defense Systems Management College, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Rotary Wing Aviator Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course and the Jungle Warfare School. | His military awards include: Defense Superior Service Medal, Soldier’s Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Air Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Purple Heart, Bronze Star (Valor), Combat Infantryman Badge, Department of Defense Staff Badge, Army Staff Badge, and Senior Army Aviator Badge.