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Colonel (R) Brian Hager


Brian M. Hager is a retired Chemical Officer with 30 years’ experience leading teams across the full range of contingency and combat operations.


Currently, COL(R) Hager serves as an Assistant Professor, at the Army’s Command and General Staff College, (Department of Tactics) as well as a Staff Group Advisor (SGA).


Prior to assuming his current role, COL(R) taught Leadership for the University of North Georgia. Instructional focus emphasized Leadership Ethics and Values, and the impact Leaders have on Organization’s and Organizational Culture.


Over his thirty years of uniformed service, COL(R) Hager served in various leadership roles in both command and staff positions with Operational units and Chemical formations.


His command and Leadership positions include: Director of Operations, Combined-Joint Operations Center, Operation Resolute Support / Freedoms Sentinel, Afghanistan; 505th Police Zone Commander Advisor, Helmand Provence, Operation Freedom Sentinel; Professor of Military Science, University of West Florida; Commander, 84th Chemical Battalion; Commander, Bravo Company, 110th Chemical Battalion (TE); Commander, Bravo Company, 2-47 Infantry Battalion; Platoon Leader, 63rd Chemical Company, 101st Airborne Division (AASLT).


Staff positions include Protection Director & Chemical Officer, America’s First Corps; Battalion Executive Officer, 110th Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort); Tactics Instructor & Small Group Advisor, Command and General Staff College; Deputy Division Chemical Officer, 82nd Airborne Division; Observer / Controller (Armor & Cavalry Training Team), National Training Center; Brigade Adjutant; Brigade Training Officer & Chemical Officer (Division Support Command, 2nd ID); Company Executive Officer (63rd Chemical Company); Battalion Chemical Officer (RAKKASANs).


COL (R) Hager is a lifetime member of the Chemical Corps Regimental Association; a lifetime member of the 82nd Airborne Division Association; a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars; and lifetime member of the United States Army War College Association.


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