Command Staff Profiles
Colonel Brian Kondrat was born in Corvallis, Oregon and raised in Tacoma, Washington. Following high school, he attended the United States Military Academy Preparatory School at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, he began his military career as an Armor Officer and served for seven years in a variety of assignments including: M1/M1A1 tank platoon leader, support platoon leader; battalion supply officer; and battalion adjutant. He also served with HHC, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division as an Assistant Operations Officer during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
He left active duty in 1992 and pursued a nursing degree at Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated from Creighton University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1993.
He returned to Active Duty as an Army Nurse Corps Officer in 1994. Since this time, he has served in a variety of assignments including: clinical staff nurse, ward 2 west and clinical staff nurse, Operating Room, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center; staff nurse, Operating Room, Winn Army Community Hospital; Operating Room, OIC, 240th Forward Surgical Team, Fort Stewart, Georgia; Director, Perioperative Nursing Course, William Beaumont Army Medical Center; section supervisor, Perioperative Services, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital; nursing section supervisor, Department of Surgery, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital; Assistant OIC, OR, 86th Combat Support Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq; head nurse, Operating Room, Madigan Army Medical Center; Chief, Materiel Services, Madigan Army Medical Center; Deputy Branch Chief and Assignment Officer, 66E/66F, Army Nurse Corps Branch, Human Resource Command; and Chief, Nursing Administration, Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.
COL Kondrat has earned a Masters of Science in Nursing degree from Pacific Lutheran University and a Masters of Strategic Studies from the Army War College. He is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College, and the Army War College.
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