On Thursday, Jan 22, 2015, AFCEA Quantico-Potomac hosted a luncheon at The Clubs at Quantico. The Guest Speaker was Col Greg Breazile. Colonel Breazile is the Director, C2/Cyber & Electronic Warfare Integration Division, Capabilities Development Directorate, Deputy Commandant Combat Development & Integration.
The event was a model for government/industry interaction with Col Breazile bringing his entire staff to the event and introducing the capabilities and requirements that each was focusing upon as well as articulating USMC requirements to industry.
Also, at this event, Mike Warlick was on hand to swear in the 2015 Chapter Officers.
The brief for this event is enclosed and select photos are included.
Col Breazile’s Biography
Prior to this assignment he served as the Commanding Officer, Marine Corps Communication-Electronics School, 29 Palms, CA.
He began his enlisted service as a Marine Corps Reserve Anti-Tank Assault Man (TOW Gunner) and attained the rank of Corporal when he was accepted to the Platoon Leaders Class commissioning program. As a Marine Corps Officer, Colonel Breazile was trained in communications and has served 27 years as a Communications Officer. He has commanded at the platoon, company, battalion & group levels.
Colonel Breazile’s previous command positions include Commanding Officer, Marine Corps Communication-Electronics School; Commander MarDet NATO Training Mission-Afghansitan (NTM-A); Commanding Officer, 7th Communication Battalion, III MEF; Company Commander & Executive Officer, Bravo Company, 8th Communication Battalion, II MEF; Executive Officer, Marine Corps Recruiting Station Oklahoma City; Platoon Commander, 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division; Platoon Commander, 3d Combat Engineer Battalion, 3d Marine Division.
His previous staff assignments include Division Chief, COCOM Support Division (J63), Joint Staff; Director of Operations (CJ-3) & Director of Strategic Communication/Spokesman for the NTM-A; Deputy Division Chief, Enterprise Services Division (J65B), Joint Staff; Assistant Chief of Staff G-6, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing; Division Chief, Strategic Plans Division (CS), C4 Department, Headquarters Marine Corps; Assistant Chief of Staff G-6, Marine Corps Forces Europe; Operations Officer (S-3), 8th Communication Battalion; Communication Planner, U.S. European Command; Operations Officer, Recruiting Station Oklahoma City; Communication Officer (S-6), 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division; Communication Officer (S-6), 3d Combat Engineer Battalion, 3d Marine Division.
Colonel Breazile has participated in the following operations: Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan), Operation Unified Assistance (Thailand), Operation Joint Guardian (Bosnia/Kosovo), Operation Shining Hope (Albania), Operation Allied Force/Noble Anvil (Naples, Italy), Operation Joint Endeavor (Stuttgart, Germany), Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm (Saudi Arabia/Kuwait)
Colonel Breazile has earned a Masters of Military Art and Science (MMAS) Degree from the Army Command & General Staff College, as well as a Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Information Management from Webster University. He has also attained a Master of Science (MS) Degree in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF).
Colonel Breazile is married to the former Marcella Heid of Stillwater, Oklahoma and they have four grown children (Christopher, Stephanie Cane, Benjamin, and Cecilia) and one grandchild (Genesis Cane).