Colonel Brett Sylvia holds a B.S. from the United States Military Academy, a M.S. from Missouri S&T, and a MMAS from the School of Advanced Military Studies. In Iraq he served as the Commander for 2d Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AASLT) and TF STRIKE. He is currently serving as the Chief of Staff for the 101st Airborne Division (AASLT).