LTC Brian Kitching is from Lincoln, Nebraska, and is a 2021 White House Fellow currently placed at the White House Office of Management and Budget and the United States Office of Personnel Management.
LTC Kitching has spent over 50 months deployed to combat since 2002. He has served in key roles within Special Operations and Infantry units, including assignments to the 75th Ranger Regiment, 101st and 82nd Airborne
Divisions, and 3rd Infantry Division. His military awards include two Bronze Stars for Valor and the Silver Star.
LTC Kitching’s experience in the Middle East includes numerous kinetic combat operations, as well as economic development and social assistance missions over nearly 20 years. He served as a General Wayne Downing Scholar at the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point and is a term member for the Council on Foreign Relations. He most recently served as a Special Assistant to the 40th Chief of Staff of the Army.
LTC Kitching earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Alabama A&M University, a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Master of Arts in International Affairs from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.