Maj. Gen. Scott Berrier, commanding general and commandant of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca in Arizona, will assume the role of military deputy to the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency.
The Defense Department said Monday Berrier will be based out of Washington as part of his new role.
Berrier is a career Army military intelligence officer who has supported Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in Afghanistan as well as Operation Iraqi Freedom in Iraq.
He has also held assignments at MacDill Air Force Base, Fort Hood as well as in South Korea, where he served with the United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/U.S. Forces Korea.
He was deputy chief of staff for intelligence with the International Security Assistance Force before he assumed his leadership post at Fort Huachuca in 2015.
This story was originally published on May 2, 2017.