Major Jeremy “JB” Brown is a native of Newnan, GA and currently serves as an Army Fellow at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant of the Field Artillery in December, 2004 after graduating from the University of North Georgia.
Upon completion of the FA Officer Basic Course, MAJ Brown was assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment where he served as a Company Fire Support Officer. Later, he served as the Battalion Ammunition Officer, Platoon Leader and Battery Executive Officer in 2nd Battalion, 12th Field Artillery Regiment while forward deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
After completion of the Field Artillery Captain’s Career Course, MAJ Brown was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery Regiment where he deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as the Battalion Fire Direction Officer. During deployment he took command of Alpha Battery, and upon redeployment MAJ Brown took command of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team. He was then selected to serve as Aide-de-Camp to the Commanding General, Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal, AL.
Following completion of the Australian Command and Staff College in Canberra, MAJ Brown served as the 25th Infantry Division’s Joint Visitor Bureau Chief. He was then assigned to 2nd Battalion, 11th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team as the Brigade Fire Support Officer where he conducted fires planning and execution in support of partnered exercises including Salaknib, Cobra Gold and Garuda Shield. For the past year, he has served as 2nd Battalion, 11th Field Artillery Regiment’s Executive Officer.
MAJ Brown’s civilian education includes a Bachelor’s of Arts in History from the University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, Georgia and a Master’s of Military and Defense Studies from the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.
MAJ Brown’s military education includes Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, Field Artillery Captains Career Course, Australian Command and Staff College, Joint Firepower Controller Course, Air Assault School and Pathfinder School.
MAJ Brown’s senior awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2), Meritorious Service Medal (3), Combat Action Badge, Air Assault Wings and Pathfinder Badge.