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Saturday, 25 May 2013

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN BRIGADIER GENERAL GREGORY L. BRUNDIDGE (RETIRED) OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "

                              BLACK           SOCIAL         HISTORY                                                                                                                                                                 Brig. Gen. Gregory L. Brundidge is Director of Command, Control, Communications and Warfighting Integration, Headquarters U.S. European Command, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany. He is responsible for providing EUCOM with the command, control, communication and computer systems capabilities necessary to prevent conflict, respond to crises and conduct military operations.

General Brundidge was commissioned in 1979 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. He directed software maintenance and development teams, led Air Combat Command's Network Division, and worked as a staff officer at Headquarters U.S. Air Force and the Joint Staff. He served as Director of Communications and Information for Pacific Air Forces at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, and Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va. In his last Air Staff position, he served as the Deputy Director of the Operational Support Modernization Program, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer. He commanded three times at the squadron and group levels, culminating as the Commander of the 3rd Combat Communications Group, Tinker AFB, Okla. Prior to his current assignment, General Brundidge was Deputy Chief of Staff, Communications and Information Systems, Multi-National Force-Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq.

EDUCATION
1979 Bachelor of Science degree in biological science, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1983 Master of Science degree in information systems, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
1985 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1993 Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
1993 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
1996 Master of Science degree in national security studies, National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.