COL Graham R. White
Colonel Graham R. White is a native of Atlanta, Georgia and commissioned as an Infantry Officer in 2000 after graduation from the United States Military Academy. He holds a Bachelor of Science from West Point, a Master of International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University, and a Master of Strategic Studies from the Army War College.
As a junior officer, Colonel White served in multiple company, battalion, and brigade-level positions in 3-504th PIR, 1st BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia. He then served as a Rifle Company Commander in 1-9 IN, 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado, followed by Ranger Company Commands in 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington, and the Regimental Special Troops Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia. As a field grade officer, Colonel White served as the 2-35 IN Battalion XO/S3 and BCT S3 in 3rd BCT, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, followed by service at Joint Task Force Bravo, Honduras as the J5, and U.S. Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, Hawaii as a strategic planner. Most recently, Colonel White commanded 2-505th PIR, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, served as the Assistant Chief of Staff, G3, 82nd Airborne Division, and commanded 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.
Colonel White has deployed numerous times in support of combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq and in support of regional initiatives in USSOUTHCOM and USINDOPACOM. Colonel White’s major awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal for Valor, the Bronze Star Medal (3 OLC), the Purple Heart, and the Combat Infantryman’s Badge. COL White is Expert Infantryman, Ranger, Jumpmaster, Military Freefall, Pathfinder, Air Assault, and Combat Diver qualified.
Colonel White is married.