Lieutenant Colonel Brett A. Ferguson is a native of Carthage, NY. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1995 and attended Basic Training at FT Jackson, SC. He served in various positions of leadership from a Team Leader to a Platoon Sergeant while achieving the rank of Sergeant First Class. He then joined the District of Columbia Army National Guard in 2006 and later commissioned as a Second Lieutenant from the Officer Candidate School, Ft Moore, GA in 2008.
Lieutenant Colonel Fergusons’ military education includes the Quartermaster Officer Basic Course, Maneuver Captain’s Career Course, Human Resource Qualification Course, Command and General Staff Officers Course, Defense Strategy Course, Air Assault School, Airborne School, Pathfinder school, Aerial Delivery & Material Officer Course, Reserve Component National Security Course, How the Army Runs, Planning Programing Budgeting & Execution Course and the Battalion Pre-Command Course.
LTC Fergusons’ past military assignments include, 33rd Finance Company 10th Mountain Division (LI)  - Ft. Drum, NY; 2-5 IN, 25th Infantry Division (LI) – Schofield Barracks, HI; Hawaii Regional Flight Center Operational Support Airlift Command - Hickam AFB, HI; HHC 82nd Airborne Division (LI) - Ft. Liberty, NC; Space & Missile Defense Command, Arlington, VA; Maneuver Center of Excellence – Ft. Moore, GA; 104th Maintenance Company District of Columbia Army National Guard - Washington DC; Personnel Division G1, National Guard Bureau – Arlington, VA; 294th Aerial Delivery Company (ABN) 36th Infantry Division – Austin, TX; Personnel Policy Division G1, National Guard Bureau – Arlington, VA; Army National Guard Warrior Training Center- Ft. Moore, GA; G1 Operations Division, National Guard Bureau – Arlington, VA.
LTC Fergusons’ awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal w/4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal w/1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal w/2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Aviation Crew Chief Badge, Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Air Assault Badge, Parachute Rigger Badge, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Staff Identification Badge, Army Service Ribbon, Army Good Conduct Medal w/ 3rd Award, Non Commission Officer Professional Development Ribbon w/Number 3, German Parachutist Badge, German Proficiency Badge (Gold), Army Superior Unit Award, Global War on Terrorism Medal, National Defense Service Medal w/ 1 Bronze star and the Order of Saint Maurice National Infantry Association (Legionnaire).
LTC Ferguson has been married to his wife Trisha for 27 years and they have a daughter Monica and a son Noah who reside in Scottsdale, AZ. His hobbies include shooting, hiking, cycling, riding motorcycles and spending time with his family.