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Brian L. Dosa, Director of Public Works

Mr. Brian L. Dosa began his civilian career in July 2010 as the Fort Hood Director of Public Works. Mr. Dosa also served as a member of the active duty Army, with his military career spanning 25 years, from May 1985 until July 2010. His last active duty assignment was as the Director, Maneuver Support and Sustainment Test Directorate, US Operational Test Command, Fort Hood, TX.

Colonel Brian Dosa graduated from the US Military Academy in 1985 and was commissioned in the Corps of Engineers. His military education includes the Engineer Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Command and General Staff College, the Joint and Combined Staff Officer School, and the US Army War College. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Civil Engineering and is a registered professional engineer in Delaware and Pennsylvania.

Colonel Dosa's first assignment was in the 92nd Engineer Battalion, Ft. Stewart, Georgia where he served as a Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer and Battalion Adjutant. Following the Engineer Officer Advanced Course, he was assigned to Ft. Hood, Texas and the 1st Cavalry Division, there he served in the 8th Engineer Battalion as the Deputy ADE, Battalion S4 and B Company Commander. He commanded B Company during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

After earning a Master's degree in Civil Engineering from Cornell University, he was assigned to West Point as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering.

Colonel Dosa was then assigned to Ft. Riley, KS where he served as Plans Officer for the 166th Aviation Brigade. He served as the 937th Engineer Group S3 and the Battalion Executive Officer for the 70th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Division.

Colonel Dosa's next assignment was in Izmir, Turkey, where he worked as the Chief of Exercises and Training, Joint Command Southeast. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, he led the deployment of a Land Component Command forward HQ to Southeastern Turkey - a first ever NATO Article IV operation.

Colonel Dosa commanded the 8th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, leading the unit in their deployment to Baghdad for Operation Iraqi Freedom II. During the year-long mission, the Battalion's primary mission was reconstruction of Baghdad's infrastructure.

Colonel Dosa next served as the 1st Cavalry Division G7, responsible for the transformation of the Division to a new modular organization and the activation of the new HBCT at Ft. Bliss, TX.

Colonel Dosa's awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star (with V-device and oak leaf cluster), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, and Army Achievement Medal.

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