Brian Kitching | U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel + Silver Star Recipient
Brian Kitching is an active duty Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army who’s currently serving in a fellowship at the White House.
He has served in key roles within Special Operations and Infantry units, including assignments to the 75th Ranger Regiment, 101st and 82nd Airborne Divisions, and 3rd Infantry Division.
LTC Kitching has deployed on 10 separate occasions and spent over 50 months deployed to Afghanistan since 2002, earning a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for Valor during that time.
Most recently LTC Kitching served as a special assistant to the 40th Chief of Staff of the Army and as a General Wayne Downing Scholar at the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Alabama A&M University, a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School and Masters of Arts in International Affairs from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.
Brian is a husband, father, strong proponent for ending the stigma surrounding PTSD, and patriot.
Check out ‘Soldiering On with PTSD’ by Brian Kitching: https://now.tufts.edu/articles/soldiering-ptsd