Brig. Gen. Timothy Brennan

Commanding General, 353rd Civil Affairs Command

353rd Civil Affairs Command

A native of Philadelphia, Brig. Gen. Tim Brennan was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General in September 2019. He has held a variety of leadership positions during his 26-years of military service to include Rifle Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Battalion Logistics Officer, Battalion Operations Officer, Division Comptroller, Battalion Commander, Chief of Operations for a Civil Affairs Command supporting operations in Europe and Africa, and the Chief of Staff for the 80th Training Command (The Army School Systems) in Richmond, Virginia. Before his current assignment as Commanding General of the 353rd Civil Affairs Command based in Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island, NY, he was assigned as the Deputy Commanding General, Support, for the 99th Division (Readiness) located at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. In this role, Brennan assisted the 99th RD in providing Base Support Operations to ensure mission readiness of over 44,000 Soldiers in 19 Major Subordinate Commands, 550 units, across the Northeastern 13 state area of responsibility.

Brennan is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Civil Affairs Qualification Course, the Command and General Staff College, and the Army War College. He has deployed to conflict areas five times in his career. He holds a Bachelor’s in History from Temple University and a Master’s degree in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College. He is presently enrolled in Pennsylvania State University’s Masters in Public Administration program of study.

He was twice awarded the Bronze Service Medal, eight Meritorious Service Medals, the Ranger tab, Airborne and Pathfinder Badges as well several other awards.