Lieutenant Colonel BRYAN J. DAVIS

Lieutenant Colonel Bryan J. Davis is the Commander, 331st Recruiting Squadron, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. He is responsible for the recruiting activities of seven enlisted accession flights with approximately 100 active duty and civilian personnel. The squadron covers a 100,000-square-mile area that includes Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and Louisiana.


Lt Col Davis received his commission in 2008 via ROTC. After completing Intelligence Officer Training in 2009, he was assigned as an Intelligence Officer to the 55th Pararescue Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Lt Col Davis has served in various other operational intelligence assignments at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., Los Angeles AFB, Calif., and Scott AFB, Ill. He is a graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School as well as the Defense Language Institute and was previous advisor on European and African regional affairs to the four-star Commander, Air Mobility Command.
Lt Col Davis has deployed overseas on multiple occasions, supporting US Special Operations Forces (SOF) under Operation Iraqi Freedom as well as French Task Forces in the Sahel under Operation Barkhane. Prior to his current position, Lt Col Davis was a Defense Policy Advisor supporting the U.S. Ambassador to NATO and the Secretary of Defense Representative, Europe. He was the primary representative of the United States on NATO’s Council Operations and Exercises Committee (COEC).


EDUCATION
2008 Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, California State University, San Bernardino, Calif.
2012 Master of Arts, International Relations, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas
2014 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2017 Associate of Arts, French, Defense Language Institute, Monterey, Calif.
2017 Master of Arts, Security Studies, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif.
2022 Master of Military Operational Arts and Science, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.


ASSIGNMENTS
1. August 2008–May 2009, Student, Intelligence Officer Course, Goodfellow Air Force Base (AFB), Texas
2. May 2009–October 2011, Chief of Intelligence, 55 Rescue Squadron, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
3. October 2011–December 2012, Senior Intel Duty Officer, 612 Air Operations Center, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
4. December 2012–August 2015, Chief, Intelligence Branch, Engineering and Integration Division, Space Superiority Systems Directorate (SMC/SY), Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
5. August 2015–December 2016, Student, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Monterey, Calif.
6. December 2016–August 2017, Student, Defense Language Institute (DLI), Presidio of Monterey, Calif.
7. August 2017–September 2019, Deputy Chief, Analysis Division, AMC/A2, Scott AFB, Ill.
8. September 2019–July 2021, Wing Senior Intelligence Officer, 62 Operations Support Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), Wash.
9. July 2021-June 2022, IDE Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
10. June 2022-June 2024, Defense Policy Advisor/Attaché, U.S. Mission to NATO, Brussels, Belgium.
11. June 2024-Present, Commander, 331st Recruiting Squadron, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. June 2022-June 2024, Defense Policy Advisor/Attaché, U.S. Mission to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, as a major and lieutenant colonel


MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal with two devices
Meritorious Honor Award, Department of State


OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
2009 Distinguished Graduate, Intelligence Officer Course, Goodfellow AFB, Texas
2009 Distinguished Graduate, Analysis, Correlation, and Fusion Course, Goodfellow AFB, Texas
2009 Distinguished Graduate, Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) Intelligence FTU, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
2012 Distinguished Graduate, Air Operations Center FTU, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
2017 High Honor Graduate, Defense Language Institute, Presidio of Monterey, Calif.
2020 Field Grade Officer of the Year, 62 Operations Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
2020 AMC Intelligence Unit of the Year (as Flight Commander), 62 OSS/IN, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.