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Phillip M. Churn Sr.

Washington D.C. Ambassador

Name: Phillip M. Churn Sr.

Hometown: Woodbridge, VA

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Business Position:  Founder, CEO and President of Syzygy International, LLC

Civilian Education:  MS, U.S. Army War College; BS, Mount Saint Mary’s University

Organizations/Clubs/Philanthropies:  President, The Retired Military Officers Business Association (RBA), Smithsonian’s Institutes’ Advisory Board for the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Association of the United States Army and AUSA Region II, Vice President Reserve Component; Reserve Officers Association; The ROCKS Inc.; National Association of Corporate Directors

Civilian Honors:  2019 Ellis Island Medal of Honor Recipient

Military Retirement Rank and Date, Service and Key Positions: Retired, Major General, US Army (Ret) April 2019; Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for Reserve Matters; Commanding General, 200th Military Police Command; Commanding General, 333rd Military Police Brigade; Deputy Commanding General, 200th Military Police Command

Name of Spouse: Robin Churn

Army Reserve Ambassador Phillip M. Churn Sr. is currently the Founder, CEO and President of Syzygy International, LLC, a security risk management consulting company in Springfield, Virginia.  Ambassador Churn retired as a Major General from the military after 37 years of service.  He served as the Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, advising on all matters affecting manning, training, equipping and mobilization of the military Reserve Forces.  Ambassador Churn commanded the 200th Military Police Command, the largest military police organization in the Department of Defense.  His operational assignments included deployments to Kabul and Bagram, Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm. 

Ambassador Churn is a graduate of the Army War College and has also attended other various military schools.  His military awards and decorations include two Distinguished Service Medals and two Bronze Star Medals, along with numerous other military awards and decorations.