June Monthly Meeting
Come join us Monday June 24th at 7:00 PM at the VFW on HWY 9 for our June Monthly Meeting. Our guest speaker will be District 2 Commissioner Dennis Brown. He will be giving a presentation on terrorism. DON'T MISS IT!
Colonel (Retired) Dennis T. Brown
Dennis is currently the Forsyth County District 2 Commissioner (Nov 2017). He retired as a Colonel from the Georgia National Guard/U.S. Army in August 2010 following a 30-year military career. His experience includes diverse fields of Infantry, Aviation, Tactical Operations; Intelligence; Anti-Terrorism, Homeland Security; Safety Management; Sales/Marketing/Recruitment, Public Affairs; Chemical, Joint Operations Center (JOC) operations, Human Resource Management, and Civil-Military Operations (CMO).
Dennis returned from Afghanistan in 2010 after serving as Civil-Military Officer for Combined Joint Task Force “Phoenix” and then as Kabul Military Training Center Chief of Staff Mentor and Forward Operating Base “Alamo” Chief of Staff. Duties included planning, organizing and execution of civil-military operations and coordinating these activities with subordinate units and various non-governmental organizations (NGO) and the Afghan people.
Dennis’ civilian education includes a B.S. in Human Resource Management from the
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 1982 and an M.B.A. in International Business from Kennesaw State University in 1999. He is working to finish a Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) from Kennesaw State University. He also completed a course in Regional Economic &
Leadership Development, State of Georgia Academy for Economic Development in 2008.
Dennis’ military education includes completion of the U.S. Air Force War College in
2007; the Department of Defense (DoD) Information School, Public Affairs Qualification Course in 2007; the Combined Arms Staff College in 1995; the Command & General Staff College in
2000; the National Defense University Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) II in 2008;
the U.S. Army Flight School, helicopter and fixed-wing qualifications, and numerous
Dennis’ political experience includes service as candidate for the 2nd District, Forsyth
County Commission, the Republican Party Precinct Chair, 21st Precinct, Forsyth County, GA; Forsyth County, Ga. and National GOP Member; Delegate, 7TH Congressional District Convention, 2011 & 2012; Delegate, Forsyth County to State GOP Convention; Republican Leadership for Georgia (RLG) graduate; Conservative Policy Leadership Institute (CPLI) Graduate of the 2011 Class; Lifetime member of the Republican National Committee; and a graduate of the Jekyll Island Management Institute (JIMI) – 2011.
Affiliations include service as Post Commander for American Legion Post 307, Cumming,
GA; Association of the U.S. Army -- Life Member; National Guard Association of the U.S. –
Life Member; National Guard Association of Ga. -- Life Member; Military Officers Association
of America -- Life Member; Reserve Officers Association -- Life Member; Military Order of the
World Wars -- Life Member; Reserve Officers Association -- Life Member; Old Guard of the
Gate City Guard – Member; Kennesaw State University Criminal Justice Advisory Council;
Member 2010-11; and Leadership Forsyth Graduate Class of 2004.
Dennis and wife Suzy live in Cumming and attend the First Redeemer Church. They have two children and three grandchildren.
Our Meeting Location: VFW 1045 Dahlonega Hwy, Cumming, GA 30040