Colonel (P) Brian W. Gibson entered the active Army in 1992 after graduating from Wheaton College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and receiving a commission through the Reserve Officer Training Corps. He also holds a Master of Arts degree from Webster University in Computer Resources and Information Management and a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Army War College

His military education includes: the Air Defense Artillery Officer Basic Course, Air Defense Officer Advance Course, Combined Arms Services and Staff School, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and U.S. Army War College. Following commissioning he served in the following key assignments: Platoon Leader and Battalion Master Gunner, 6th Battalion (Patriot), 43rd Air Defense Artillery, Ansbach, Germany and Operation Southern Watch, Saudi Arabia; Assistant Brigade Operations Officer (S-3), 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Giebelstadt, Germany, and Operation Joint Endeavor, Hungary; Commander, A Battery, 6th Battalion (Patriot), 52nd Air Defense Artillery, Ansbach, Germany, Operation Southern Watch, Saudi Arabia, and Operation Northern Watch, Turkey; Operations Research Analyst, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, 6th Recruiting Brigade, Las Vegas, NV; Operations Officer (S-3), 1st Battalion (Patriot), 7th Air Defense Artillery, Fort Bliss, TX; Operations Officer (S-3), 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Fort Bliss, TX and Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq; Chief of Concepts, United States Army Air Defense Artillery Director of Combat Developments, Fort Bliss, TX; Secretary of the General Staff, United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Alexandria, VA; Patriot / MEADS Team Chief, Headquarters Department of the Army, Deputy Chief of Staff for Programs (G-8), Pentagon, Washington, DC; 32nd Army Air and Missile Defense Command’s (AAMDC) senior forward representative in the CENTCOM AOR, Deputy Commander, 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade and Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Fort Hood, TX; Commander, 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Fort Hood, TX; Global Force Management Division Chief, Deputy Director of Regional Operations, Joint Staff Operations Directorate (J-3), Pentagon, Washington, DC. Colonel (P) Gibson assumed responsibility as the 42nd Commandant of the U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery School and as the Chief of Air Defense Artillery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma on 26 July 2018.

Colonel (P) Gibson’s awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Army Meritorious Service Medal with 5 oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with 4 oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters, National Defense Service Medal with 1 oak leaf cluster, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, South West Asia Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon 2nd Award, NATO Medal, and Kuwait Liberation Medal. He has also been awarded the Joint Staff Identification Badge, Army Staff Identification Badge, and Parachutist Badge.

Colonel (P) Gibson is married to the former Cheryl Marie Lueckenbach. They have two children: Josiah and Simon.

Chief Warrant Officer Five (CW5) Eric Maule entered the military January 24, 1989. He completed Basic Combat Training (BCT) and 24T-Patriot Missile System Operator/Mechanic Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Ft Bliss, Texas. After serving over eight years as an enlisted Soldier within the Air Defense, and achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant, he was selected to attend Warrant Officer Candidate School in 1997, graduating the Warrant Officer Basic Course in June 1998 where he was awarded the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 140E-Patriot Missile System Operator/Maintainer. CW5 Maule has served in a variety of tactical and technical positions across the world-wide expanse of the Air Defense community, including duty at Ft Bliss, Ft Sill, Ansbach, JBPH-H, Osan AB, Kunsan AB, Gwangju AB, Camp Carroll, PSAB, Amman, and Dhahran Saudi Arabia during the bombing of Khobar Towers. CW5 Maule’s significant career achievements/positions include: Period as only Table XII certified Warrant Officer TCO in all Air Defense, Operation Iraqi Freedom, First place at FORSCOM for the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence (AAME Award), Rear Detachment Battery Commander, Course manager for the prestigious ADAFCO and Top Gun courses, LifeCycle Management Officer in the TRADOC Capability Manager (TCM) office, and the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command’s (AAMDC) first Command Chief Warrant Officer (CCWO). CW5 Maule’s military education includes: Warrant Officer Senior Staff Course, Airborne and Air Assault, EO Advisor, Patriot Top Gun, ADAFCO, and the Navy Maritime BMD Officer’s Course.

CW5 Maule’s civilian education includes: Master of Business Administration in Technology Marketing from the University of Phoenix.

CW5 Maule’s Awards include: MSM (4 Awards), ARCOM (11 Awards), AAM (12 Awards), AFEM, Korean Defense, Overseas Service (4 Awards), NDR (with Campaign Star), GWOT (Service and Expeditionary), GCDM (with 2 Knots), NCO Professional Development (2 Schools), ASR, Army Superior Unit Award, and Meritorious Unit Commendation.

CW5 Maule has been married 25 years to Mrs. Sylvia Maule and has 4 four children and nine grandchildren. Eldest son (Francisco) is married, a SSG(P) in the United States Army, and currently serving at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). Second oldest (Fabian) is married, a former Corporal in the United States Marine Corps, served two combat deployments in Iraq and is now a Transportation Security Officer at Austin/Bergstrom International Airport. Third son (Michael) is attending Tribeca Flashpoint College, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Film. Daughter (Desiree) is married, and works for the United States Post Office in El Paso, Texas.

Air Defense Artillery Regimental Command Sergeant Major Finis A. Dodson, is a native of Olive Branch, Mississippi. He completed Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Bliss, Texas.

CSM Dodson's duty positions and assignments include Stinger Crew Member, Fort Bliss, TX; Tactical Control Assistant, Squad Leader and Senior Maintenance Mechanic, 5-7 ADA, Bitburg, Germany; Instructor/Writer, 3-6 ADA, Fort Bliss, TX; Platoon Sergeant, 1-43 ADA, ROK; ANCOC Instructor, Senior Small Group Leader, Operations Sergeant, and Chief of WLC, Fort Bliss NCO Academy; First Sergeant, 1-43 ADA, ROK; First Sergeant HHB, 31st ADA BDE; Fort Bliss, TX; Air Defense Master Evaluator and Operations Sergeant Major, 31st BDE, Fort Bliss, TX; and S2 Sergeant Major, 108th ADA BDE, Fort Bliss, TX; Operations Sergeant Major, 3-43 ADA, Fort Bliss, TX; Command Sergeant Major of 1-1 ADA in Okinawa, Japan; Command Sergeant Major of 69th ADA (Lightning) Brigade, Fort Hood, TX; Command Sergeant Major of 35th ADA (Dragon) Brigade, ROK; Command Sergeant Major 94th AAMDC(Army Air Missile Defense Command, JBPHH, HI; Regimental Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery School, Fort Sill, OK.

CSM Dodson awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Legion of Merit Medal(2 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC), Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon (4th Award), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait), Global War on Terrorism Medal, and Army Senior Space Badge.

CSM Dodson military education includes Warrior Leaders Course (WLC), Advance Leaders Course (ALC), Senior Leaders Course (SLC), Small Group Instructor Course, Instructor Training Course, Advanced Army Catalog Course, Equal Opportunity Course, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Course, First Sergeant Course, Sergeants Major Academy Class 56, CSM/SGM Executive Education Course (USAWC), United States Army Force Management Course, Keystone Command Senior Enlisted Course(14-2),CSM/SGM Legal Orientation Course, and Asia-Pacific Orientation Course (APOC) .

CSM Dodson civilian education includes a Master’s Degree (Summa Cum Laude) in Education from TOURO University. He also holds a Bachelors Degree from Excelsior College (Magna cum laude) and an Associate’s Degree from El Paso Community College.

CSM Dodson is married to Mrs. Amanda Dodson, formerly of El Paso, TX. They have two daughters, Takisha Lynette and Kieara Finisa.