Lt. Gen. Xavier T. Brunson

Lieutenant General (LTG) Xavier T. Brunson is the Commanding General of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM).

As a General Officer, LTG Brunson has served in numerous staff and command positions in Conventional and Special Operations Forces. His operational assignments have included service in Operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, Freedom’s Sentinel, and Inherent Resolve.

LTG Brunson was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Hampton University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.  He also earned a Master of Arts in Human Resource Development from Webster University and a Master of Science in National Security Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.

LTG Brunson’s notable civic awards include Omega Psi Phi’s Brother Dr. Julian Haywood Gamma Epsilon Founder’s Leadership Award and the United States National Park Service’s Trailblazer Award from the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument. 

The following honors were awarded by U.S. Army Regimental Associations: Honorable Order of Saint Barbara (Field Artillery), Centurion Order of Saint Maurice (Infantry), Order of Aaron and Hur (Chaplains), Thomas Knowlton Award (Military Intelligence), and Colonel Eli E. Nobleman Award (Civil Affairs).

He is married to Colonel (retired) Kirsten Brunson, and they have two daughters and one son.