- Jan 6, 2015
DoD released new GO assignments yesterday, including this one:
DoD also has a current bio for him posted as well. I highlighted his SOF-oriented assignments:The Chief of Staff of the Army announces the following general officer assignments:
Lt. Gen. Bryan P. Fenton, senior military assistant to the secretary of defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C., to commander, Joint Special Operations Command; and commander, Joint Special Operations Command Forward, U.S. Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
In between his time at JFKSWCS and working as the JSOC J-3, he has a position just listed as "Brigade Commander." Not sure if that was of JFKSWCS or of some "other" unit.Lieutenant General Bryan P. Fenton assumed duties as the Senior Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense on August 12, 2019. Born in New Orleans, LA, he grew up in Seymour, TN and was commissioned in May 1987 as a U.S. Army Infantry Officer from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. Lieutenant General Fenton’s assignments include: Infantry Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer in 4th Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment; Special Forces Detachment Commander and Battalion Operations Officer in 1st Battalion 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne); Battalion Commander at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School; Brigade Commander; J-3 for the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC); Deputy Director of Strategy, Plans and Policy Department of the Army; Deputy Commanding General – (Operations) for the 25th Infantry Division; G-3 for U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC); Commander, Special Operations Command, Pacific (SOCPAC); and Deputy Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM).