COL Andrew S. Brokhoff

COL Andrew S. Brokhoff was born in Atlanta, GA, and enlisted in the GA Army National Guard as a 19K, Armor Crewman in 1994. Upon graduation from the University of North Georgia in 1999, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, he commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps as a Signal Officer, branch detailed to the Field Artillery.
After graduating from the Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, he was assigned to the 82 nd Airborne Division, 3 rd Battalion, 319 th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment at Fort Bragg, NC, where he served as a. Company Fire Support Officer attached to 2 nd Battalion, 504 th Parachute Infantry Regiment. He then transitioned to the Signal Regiment and was the Company XO at Alpha Company, 82 nd Signal Battalion.
He then served as a Battalion S-6 at the 3-4 Air Defense Artillery Regiment.
After deploying to Operation Iraqi Freedom, he attended the Signal Officer Advance Course at Fort Gordon, GA. He then served as a Battalion S-6 and Company Commander in the 506 th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101 st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, KY.
He then served three consecutive special operation assignments with deployments to both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. He served as a Battalion S-6 with the 160 th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) at Hunter Army Airfield, GA, then the Group S6 of 5 th Special Forces Group (Airborne), and the Regiment S6 with the 160 th Special Operations Aviation Regiment
(Airborne) at Fort Campbell, KY. COL Brokhoff then served at Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, KY, in the Officer Personnel
Management Division as the joint account manager and the assignment officer for the School of Advanced Military Study (SAMS), and an assignment officer managing Signal Major’s. Upon completion of the Command and General Staff College, he served at Army Cyber Command as the Aide de Camp for the Commanding General at Fort Belvoir, VA. He then earned a Master’s degree from The George
Washington University in Cyber Security Strategy, Washington, DC.

Following graduate school he worked as the operations officer on the Network Cross Functional Team, Army Futures Command. Then he was the Division Signal Officer, Assistant Chief of Staff, G6, in the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC. He then worked in the Pentagon, on the Army Staff, G8, as the mission command analyst in Programs, Analysis, and Evaluation directorate. He then served on the Joint Staff as the Executive Communications Director for the Chairman and the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
He then served as a US Army War College Fellow at Duke University in the Sanford School of Public Policy and Counterterrorism, Durham, NC. COL Brokhoff is currently commanding the 516 th Theater Signal Brigade at Ft. Shafter, HI.
COL Brokhoff has eight combat deployments supporting the Global War on Terrorism in Iraq and Afghanistan serving in tactical divisions and Joint Special Operation Task Forces.
His awards and decorations are commensurate with his time in service and include the Combat Action Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, and Air Assault Badge.
He has two wonderful sons, Jacob and Will, they are attending North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC.