Col. Miles Brown is a native of South Carolina. Commissioned a second lieutenant in ROTC from The Citadel, he has served in Korea, Kuwait and Iraq with stateside duty at Fort Stewart, Georgia; Fort Hood, Texas; Fort Riley, Kansas; and Washington, DC. His staff and joint assignments include company fire support officer; battalion fire direction officer; deputy director of the President’s Emergency Operations Center; battalion S-3; aide-de-camp to the commanding general, Multi-National Forces-Iraq; and special assistant to the chief of staff, U.S. Army. Brown’s commands include a howitzer battery in Kuwait, an artillery battalion in Iraq, and a brigade combat team in Kuwait. He has served seven tours in Southwest Asia during operations Desert Fox, Intrinsic Action, Desert Spring, Iraqi Freedom, New Dawn, Spartan Shield, and Eager Lion.
Brown’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (two oak leaf clusters), the Iraqi Campaign Medal (four campaign stars), the Combat Action Badge, and the Presidential Service Badge. He is a graduate of the Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, the Armor Captains Career Course, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the National War College. His civilian education includes degrees in history, administration, and national security strategy from Central Michigan University and National Defense University.