Major General (Ret.) Bryan Watson

Major General (Ret.) Bryan Watson has over 34 years of military experience with 8 years working in multi-service and/or multi-national headquarters. As the Director of Operations in U.S. Africa Command in Germany, he managed over 14 major regional crises requiring extensive coordination with interagency and international partners prior to gaining approval by national leadership. He was the chief architect of the U.S. military assistance to the 2014 Ebola Crisis that halted the pandemic in 6 months, remained within Presidential force limits, and executed 30% under the $1.1B budget. MG Watson is practiced in international partnerships with experience in Asia, Middle East, Europe, and Africa. He is a senior faculty member of Thayer Leadership.

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