LTC Brian Patrick Fleming
Lieutenant Colonel Brian Patrick Fleming is a native of Staten Island, New York. He is a 1998 Distinguished Military Graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and History. His first assignment was with the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division in Schweinfurt, Germany, where he served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Mortar Platoon Leader and Battalion Assistant Intelligence Officer. During this assignment, LTC Fleming deployed twice to Kosovo in support of Operation Joint Guardian II. LTC Fleming then served as the Battalion Intelligence Officer for 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82D Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, where he deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. LTC assumed command of Bravo Company, 313th Military Intelligence Battalion and then commanded Bravo Company, 325th Special Troops Battalion when the unit was re-flagged under the 82D Airborne Division’s transformation to a modular force structure. Following command, LTC Fleming was selected as a Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Intern and earned a Masters degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University. He was then assigned to the Pentagon as a Strategic Planner on the Joint Staff, J5, Deputy Directorate for the War on Terrorism. Following his tour on the Joint Staff, LTC Fleming was selected to serve as a Strategic Planner for the Department of the Army G-3/5/7 Army Initiatives Group where he worked directly for the Army G3. Following his assignment in the Pentagon, LTC Fleming attended the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) and the U. S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He then served as the Intelligence Planner for V Corps in Wiesbaden, Germany. During this assignment, he deployed to the International Security Assistance Force Afghanistan (ISAF) Joint Command in Kabul, Afghanistan. Upon redeployment LTC Fleming was assigned as the Battalion Executive Officer for 2nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 66th MI Brigade in Wiesbaden, Germany and was selected to be the Brigade Deputy S3. He followed this assignment by serving as the Chief of Intelligence Operations and then as the Deputy Director of Intelligence for U.S. Special Operations Command-Africa in Stuttgart, Germany.
LTC Fleming’s military education includes the U.S. Army Airborne School, Infantry Officer Basic Course, Infantry Mortar Leader's Course, Bradley Leader's Course, Military Intelligence Officer Transition Course, Military Intelligence Captain's Career Course, Combined Arms Services Staff College, Counter Intelligence Officer's Course, the 82D Airborne Division Jumpmaster Course, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS).
He holds a Masters Degree in Public Policy Administration from Georgetown University, a Masters of Science in Strategic Intelligence from the Defense Intelligence Agency’s National Intelligence University, and a Masters of Military Arts and Science from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (with OLC), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (with OLC), Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal (2nd Award), Overseas Service Ribbon (3rd award), NATO Medal (3rd Award), Combat Action Badge, Expert Infantryman's Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, German Parachutist Badge and the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge in Gold.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Tony A. Conyers
Command Sergeant Major Tony Conyers is a native of Newark, New Jersey. He joined the United States Army on 10 November 1989 and attended basic training at FT Benning, GA. Upon graduating basic training, he attended advanced individual training to become an Airborne Infantryman Occupational Skill (MOS), 11B. In addition, CSM Conyers also holds a secondary MOS as a Mechanized Infantryman, 11M.
His assignments and positions include rifleman, team leader and Squad leader 6/6th Infantry Bn, Bamberg, Germany; Platoon Sergeant and Section Sergeant 1/15th Infantry Regt. 3rd Infantry Division. Master Gunner and Bradley Instructor 1/29th Infantry Regt., FT Benning, GA; S3 Operations NCOIC 1/61st Infantry Bn, Basic Training, FT Jackson, SC; Center Leader positions in Aiken, Orangeburg and Columbia Downtown centers while assigned to Columbia Recruiting Bn. First Sergeant Norfolk Company (VA), Beckley Recruiting Bn, 1st BDE and Lakeland Company (FL), Tampa Recruiting Bn, 2nd BDE. His most recent assignment include USAREC Recruiting and Retention School, Recruiting Department Director at FT Knox, KY.
His Military Education includes the Basic Army Instructor Course, Airborne School, Pathfinder School, Air Assault School, Bradley Master Gunner School, Bradley Leader Course, Light Leader Course, Army Battle Staff Course, Recruiting Station Commander Course, Recruiting First Sergeant Course and the Senior Training Education Management Course. Command Sergeant Major Conyers has completed all of the Non-Commissioned Officer Education System courses and is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeant Major Academy (Class 63).
His awards include, the Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with one silver leaf cluster, Army Good Conduct Medal (8th award), National Defense Service Medal, Operation Desert Storm/Shield Kuwaiti Liberation Medal, Southwest Asian Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon level 4, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Master Gunner J3 Identifier, Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Air Assault Badge, Gold Recruiter Badge with three sapphires, coveted Recruiter Ring and the prestigious Glen E. Morrell Medallion.