Brian K. Shaw
Colonel Brian K. Shaw was commissioned a Medical Service Corps Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Infantry Officer Candidate (RC) Course # 2-7-F2, 27 August 1982. His first duty assignment was as Field Medical Assistant, 175th Medical Brigade, Sacramento, California. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Field Medical Assistant, 175th Medical Brigade, Sacramento, California; Assistant Chemical Officer, 175th Medical Brigade, Sacramento, California; Commander/Executive Officer, 246th Medical Detachment, Sacramento, California ; Health Services Officer, 980th Medical Supply, Optical Fabrication and Maintenance (MEDSOM), Sacramento, California; Assistant Operations Officer, 164th Engineer Group, Bismark, North Dakota; Health Services Officer, 143rd Evacuation Hospital, Los Alamitos, California; Health Services Officer, 129th Evacuation Hospital, San Diego, California; Health Services Officer, 176th Medical Group, Los Alamitos, California; Medial Plans Officer, 94th Regional Support, Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Command Patient Administration Officer, Army Reserve Personnel Command (AR-PERSCOM), St. Louis, Missouri; Combat & Doctrine Development, U.S. Army Medical, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Officer, Department Center, and School Student, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania; USAR Operations Staff Officer, The Surgeon General, Washington, D.C.; Commander, 48th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Meade, Maryland. | Colonel Shaw is a graduate of: United States Army Infantry School – Officer Candidate School (1982); United States Army Medical Department – Basic (1983) and Advanced (1988) Courses; United States Army – Medical Logistics Management Course (1988); United States Army Command and General Staff College – Command and General Staff Officers Course (1993); Department of Defense/Forces Command - Emergency Preparedness Course (1998); United States Army Physical Disability Agency - Disability Adjudicator Course (2000); United States Army Logistics Management College - Combat Developments Course (2002); United States Army War College – Defense Strategy Course (2003); United States Army War College – Senior Service College (2005). | His military awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal w/ 5 Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Commendation Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster; National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Service Star; Southwest Asia Service Meal w/ 3 Bronze Service Stars; Global War-on-Terrorism Service Medal ; Humanitarian Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ Silver Hourglass and “M” Device; Army Service Ribbon; Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon w/ Bronze Arabic Numeral 3 Device); Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia); Kuwait Liberation Medal (Government of Kuwait); Army Staff Identification Badge. He is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit.