LTC Christopher Synowiez is currently serving as the 312th Military Intelligence Battalion Commander. LTC Synowiez previously served as the XO for the Commander Army South, ACE Chief and G2 Plans and Operations Officer for US Army South. He has deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, first as the Squadron S2 for 1st Squadron 4th Cavalry 1ID, then as an intelligence advisor to an Iraqi Army brigade as a part of a Military Transition Team. He has also deployed to in support of KFOR, Intrinsic Action (Kuwait), and to Saudi Arabia as an advisor. LTC Synowiez holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in History and Anthropology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master’s of Science degree in Strategic Intelligence from the National Defense Intelligence College.