Battalion Commander
Lieutenant Colonel Jeffery Todd Burroughs


LTC Jeffery Todd Burroughs was commissioned an infantry officer in 1994 from the United States Army Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia. Originally from Ninety Six, South Carolina, he received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Wofford College, a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina, and a Master of Military Arts and Science in Strategy from the United States Army Command and General Staff College.

LTC Burroughs began his service in the Republic of Korea as a Rifle Platoon Leader in the United Nations Command Honor Guard Company and Company Executive Officer in the Command Post TANGO Security Company. He then served as an Engineer Company Commander in the 391st Combat Engineer Battalion, to include a combat deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (2005-2006). Next, he was assigned as a Battalion Assistant Operations Officer and Rifle Company Commander in the 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, where in 2006 he deployed on short notice as the Division Ready Battalion to serve as the first of the Surge Forces in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He subsequently served as the BCT Planner for the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.

After attending the Command and General Staff College, LTC Burroughs served as the Chief, G3 Training for the 82nd Airborne Division. He was then assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division where he served as the Battalion Operations Officer and Battalion Executive Officer for the 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment and deployed on short notice as the nation’s Global Response Force in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2012. Next, he was selected to serve as the Brigade Executive Officer for the 3rd Brigade Combat Team followed by service as the Deputy G3 for the 82nd Airborne Division.

LTC Burroughs was selected as a Fellow in the U.S. Army Advanced Strategic Planning and Policy Program and is a doctoral student in the Department of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is conducting research on civil-military relations and the scientific study of conflict processes using formal modeling techniques.

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