Conrad Brown commissioned as an Armor officer in the United States Army following graduation from the United States Military Academy in 2006. He has served in multiple leadership positions in garrison and while deployed. Recently, he served as an armored cavalry regiment troop commander while deployed, a Stryker-equipped infantry troop commander, and a regimental headquarters and headquarters troop commander. He is currently serving as an assistant professor of military science at George Mason University and lives in Virginia with his wife and two children.
Recent articles from Conrad Brown
How Leaders Can Sometimes Treat Men And Women Differently
Leaders rightly fear the harm that gossip and ‘perceived’ misbehavior can wreak even if nobody did anything wrong.
6 Ways To Get The Most Out Of The Cadet Leaders Course
Here are a few things cadets attending CLC can do to maximize the value of their training.
There Are Women Who Can Outperform Many Men In The Infantry. Get Over It
A combat arms officer counters the arguments for why women should be kept out of infantry units.
Enforcing The Army’s Definition Of Professional Ethic Requires More Than A Written Document
Writing the definition of Army profession was easy; now we need the training program to support it.
It’s Time The Army Got Over Its Problem With ROTC Instructors
There’s a stigma associated with pursuing a career as an ROTC instructor, but this is one of the most important roles in the Army.
2 Major Obstacles Are Limiting Future Officers Who Attend Army’s Cadet Leadership Course
An Army captain shares his insights after observing the U.S. Army Cadet Command’s summer training course for ROTC cadets.
These Military Phrases Are Harder To Say Than Their Meaning
Because the military just loves to make things more complicated than they need to be.
If You’re Saying, ‘Because I Said So,’ You’re Doing It Wrong
Saying, “Because I said so,” reveals a leader doesn’t really know why the decision was made.
4 Habits That Will Make You A Better Military Leader
Transformational leadership can be broken down to four basic behaviors that reinforce those qualities we all want to exhibit.