Colonel Michael Brownfield is the Director of the Fort Gordon Network Battle Lab, Fort Gordon, Georgia. Mike earned degrees in Electrical Engineering from the United States Military Academy, Stanford University, and Virginia Tech. Starting his career as an enlisted tactical radio repairman at Ft Sill, OK, Mike has served in a wide variety of leadership and staff positions throughout the Army. He has deployed from Germany for Operations Desert Shield and Storm with the 93rd Signal Brigade, VII Corps, commanded in the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault!), and deployed with III Corps during Operations Enduring Freedom and New Dawn in Iraq. His most recent assignment included III Corps Chief Network Engineer and the Director of the Joint Network Operations Control Center (JNCC), US Forces – Iraq. Mike has also taught Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Military Science to the cadets at the United States Military Academy, West Point. He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and a PMI-certified Project Manager. He is married to Sally West Brownfield, and they have six wonderful children.
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