Maj. Gen. Edmond ‘Miles’ Brown
DEVCOM Commanding General
U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Maj. Gen. Miles Brown assumed command of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) on July 9, 2021. As DEVCOM’s Commanding General, Brown leads a world-class team of science and technology experts fully focused on empowering the future American Soldier with advanced Army capabilities made possible by cutting-edge technology forecasting, research and development.
Brown is a native of Honea Path, South Carolina and was commissioned as a Field Artillery Officer from The Citadel.
He has served in Korea, Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan with stateside duty at Fort Stewart (Georgia); Fort Hood (Texas); Fort Riley (Kansas); Fort Carson (Colorado); Fort Eustis (Virginia); and Washington, DC. His staff and joint assignments include Aide-de-Camp to the Commander, Multi-National Force-Iraq; Chief of Staff, 4th Infantry Division; Deputy Commanding General Support, 1st Cavalry Division; and Deputy Director/Chief of Staff, Futures and Concepts Center, U.S. Army Futures Command.
Brown’s commands include an Artillery Battalion in Iraq, a Brigade Combat Team in Kuwait, and the Train, Advise, Assist Command-South (TAAC-S) in Afghanistan. He has served eight tours in South Asia during Operations Desert Fox, Intrinsic Action, Desert Spring, Iraqi Freedom, New Dawn, Spartan Shield, Eager Lion and Resolute Support.
He is a graduate of the Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, the Armor Captains Career Course, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the National War College. His civilian education includes degrees in history, administration and national security strategy from Central Michigan University and National Defense University.
His awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), the Bronze Star Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), the Iraqi and Afghanistan Campaign Medals, the Combat Action Badge and the Presidential Service Badge.
Brown is married with two children.