COL Brian Gibson
Colonel Brian W. Gibson hails from the State of Mississippi.
He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States
Army upon earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics
from Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois.
Colonel Gibson’s previous assignments include: 32nd Army Air and
Missile Defense Command’s (AAMDC) senior forward representative
in the CENTCOM AOR, Deputy Commander, 69th Air Defense Artillery
Brigade and Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion, 44th Air Defense
Artillery Regiment, Fort Hood, TX; Patriot / MEADS Team Chief,
Headquarters Department of the Army, Deputy Chief of Staff for
Programs (G-8), Washington, DC; Secretary of the General Staff,
United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command,
Alexandria, VA; Chief of Concepts, United States Army Air
Defense Artillery Director of Combat Developments, Fort Bliss,
TX; Operations Officer (S-3), 108th Air Defense Artillery
Brigade, Fort Bliss, TX and Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq;
Operations Officer (S-3), 1st Battalion (Patriot), 7th Air
Defense Artillery, Fort Bliss, TX; Operations Research Analyst,
United States Army Recruiting Command, 6th Recruiting Brigade,
Las Vegas, NV; Commander, A Battery, 6th Battalion (Patriot),
52nd Air Defense Artillery, Ansbach, Germany, Operation Southern
Watch, Saudi Arabia, and Operation Northern Watch, Turkey;
Assistant Brigade Operations Officer (S-3), 69th Air Defense
Artillery Brigade, Giebelstadt, Germany, and Operation Joint
Endeavor, Hungary; Battalion Master Gunner and Platoon Leader,
6th Battalion (Patriot), 43rd Air Defense Artillery, Ansbach,
Germany and Operation Southern Watch, Saudi Arabia.
Colonel Gibson’s military education includes: the Army War
College, the Armed Forces Staff College, the Command and General
Staff College, the Combined Arms Services and Staff School,
Airborne School, and the Air Defense Artillery Advanced and
Basic Officer Courses. He holds a Master of Arts in Strategic
Studies from the Army War College and a Master of Arts in
Computer Resources and Information Management from Webster
University, St. Louis, Missouri.
Colonel Gibson is married and they have two boys.
Colonel Gibson’s decorations and awards include the Meritorious
Service Medal (with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation
Medal (with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal,
Parachutist Badge, and the Army Staff Identification Badge.