Gary Brown is a Senior Research Fellow in the Concepts and Analysis Division. He served for 20 years as a Marine Corps infantry officer and retired as the Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations (G-3) for the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (Antiterrorism). He served additional tours as a strategic planner with CENTCOM J5, a small-boat raid force commander, an Inspector-Instructor, and a Recruiting Station Commander.
Following his retirement, he provided concept development, strategy development, portfolio development and analysis, and technology transition and studies support to ONR, DARPA, and ASD(R&E) in the areas of combating terrorism, counterinsurgency, peace operations, distributed operations, urban operations, technology forecasting, and autonomous systems.
Gary Brown holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Master of Science degree in Systems Technology from the University of Louisiana-Shreveport, and is a graduate of the Amphibious Warfare School, the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and the Marine Corps School of Advanced Warfighting.