Biography - Brian Blodgett
Arts and Humanities
Professor Brian Blodgett is a former Chief Warrant Officer in the United States Army Intelligence Corps, he began his military career in 1981 with the Ohio National Guard as an infantryman and joined the Active Army in 1987 as an E-3. In 1991, he became an Intelligence Analyst. In 1996, as an E-7, he attended warrant officer school. His assignments include 4th Infantry (Ft. Carson, CO), 2nd Infantry (Camp Casey, Republic of Korea), 10th Mountain (Ft. Drum, NY), Allied Forces Southern Europe (AFSOUTH, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) Southern HQ, Naples, Italy), 525th Military Intelligence Brigade (Ft. Bragg, NC), Allied Rapid Reaction Command (ARRC, NATO’s only Corp HQ, Mochengladbach, GE), Joint Military Intelligence College (Bolling AFB, DC), 2nd Infantry (Camp Red Cloud, Republic of Korea), and 1st Information Operations Command (Ft. Belvior, VA). His deployments include two NATO deployments, the first with the Implementation Force (IFOR) that was NATO’s first command unit in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovia and his second was with Kosovo Force (KFOR), NATO’s first command unit in Pristina, Kosovo. From 1990 to 1993, he completed training at the Jungle Operations Training Center, the National Training Center, and the Joint Readiness Training Center. After leaving active duty, Professor Blodgett was a senior intelligence officer at the Defense Intelligence Agency before leaving the government. He is currently the Director of Faculty Scheduling and coordinates the scheduling of all faculty and courses at APUS.
Professor Blodgett attended The Ohio State University where he received a B.A. in Education – Social Studies. He subsequently attended American Military University from 1996 to 2000 where he earned a Master of Arts in Military Studies. While at the Joint Military Intelligence College, he earned a Master of Science in Strategic Intelligence. Professor Blodgett earned his PhD in Business Administration focusing on Homeland Security from Northcentral University. Professor Blodgett has been with APUS as an instructor since 2000, first as an adjunct then as a full-time instructor before becoming a Director.
Professor Blodgett’s wife is a teacher in Marlyand, teaching Special Education. He has one son in college and a daughter in High School and college, and his oldest son is working at the local middle school in Special Education.