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Commander

COL Brian Hoffman

U. S. Army Colonel Brian Hoffman, born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina, received his commission in 1998 as a Chemical Officer from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Chemical Officer Basic and Advance Courses, the Marine Corps University Command and General Staff College, and is a resident at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Colonel Hoffman holds a Master of Public Policy Administration from the University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri and a Master of Military Studies from Marine Corps University, Quantico, Virginia.

Prior to his arrival to the U.S. Army War College, he served with the Fort Bragg, North Carolina Joint Special Operations Command?s (JSOC), specializing in Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction. Past operational assignments include the Fort Bragg, NC U.S. Army Forces Command, U.S. Army Reserve Command, the 82nd Airborne Division, and the 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (Delta Force); the Fort Benning, Georgia 75th Ranger Regiment; the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command and 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and High-Yield Explosive Command; and the Shaw Air Force Base U.S. Army Central Command.

COL Hoffman has commanded Army elements at the rank of captain and lieutenant colonel. Overseas assignments involve 12 deployments to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, and Syria. COL Hoffman?s two most recent deployments include service as the Deputy Director, then Director Commander?s Initiative Group, Combined Joint Task Force ? Operation INHERENT RESOLVE, and as an International Security Assistance Force representative to U.S. Mission Pakistan and representative to the Pakistan Army General Headquarters.

BACKGROUND

COL Brian Hoffman U. S. Army Colonel Brian Hoffman, born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina, received his commission in 1998 as a Chemical Officer from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina.

Education:
Master of Public Policy Administration from the University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri

Master of Military Studies from Marine Corps University, Quantico, Virginia.

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