Lieutenant Colonel Jared Wilson is an Army Strategist with over 19 years of active duty service.
Before becoming an Army Strategist, Lieutenant Colonel Wilson served as an Infantry Officer with assignments that included three years at the Joint Security Area and 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment in the Republic of Korea; command of a Rifle Company and Weapons Company during deployment to Afghanistan in 2006-2007 with the 10th Mountain Division (LI); assignment as a Military Science Instructor and Operations Officer for Cadet Summer Training in the Department of Military Instruction at the United States Military Academy; deployment to Afghanistan as an AFPAK Hand with duty as a Counterinsurgency Advisor and Deputy Team Leader with COMISAF’s COIN Advisory and Assistance Team (CAAT) in 2010-2011; assignment to the Army G-1 with duty on the Joint Staff J5’s Afghanistan-Pakistan Coordination Cell; deployment to Afghanistan as the Executive Officer to the Commanding General of the 101st Airborne Division (AASLT) and CJTF-101 in 2013-2014; and assignment as a Battalion Operations Officer and Battalion Executive Officer with the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment. Lieutenant Colonel Wilson transitioned from the Infantry to become an Army Strategist (FA59) in the fall of 2016 with subsequent assignments to U.S. Army Central and U.S. Army Forces Command.
Lieutenant Colonel Wilson holds a Bachelor of Science with a Field of Study in Military Art and Science from the United States Military Academy and a Master of Arts in Strategic Security Studies with a concentration in South and Central Asia from the College of International Security Affairs at the National Defense University. Lieutenant Colonel Wilson is a graduate of the U.S. Army War College’s Basic Strategic Arts Program (16-C) and the Joint Forces Staff College’s Joint and Combined Warfighting School (19-3).