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Colonel Robert Greiner, Chief of Staff  COLONEL ROBERT GREINER

  U.S. Army
  Chief of Staff
  Joint Enabling Capabilities Command

   Colonel Robert Greiner assumed duties as chief of staff at Joint Enabling Capabilities  Command in May 2024. In this capacity, he serves as an advisor to the commander and directs activities of the JECC staff to optimize its effectiveness.

COL Greiner is an Army Strategist with over 25 years of enlisted and commissioned military experience including deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. He has served at institutional, operational, and strategic levels within joint, interagency, and multinational environments. Colonel Greiner was most recently assigned as a planner within the Joint Planning Support Element, a subordinate command to the JECC. Prior to this he was a U.S. Army War College faculty member as Director of National Security Affairs in the Strategic Studies Institute and deputy director of the Basic Strategic Art Program.

COL Greiner’s additional planning and strategy-related experience include an assignment to Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe as the lead NATO planner for its Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan. He also led policy development for irregular warfare and security cooperation while at Department of the Army Headquarters in the Pentagon. As a U.S. Department of State policy advisor, he provided analysis on global issues pertaining to chief of mission authority and security responsibility. He additionally had the fortune to champion numerous leader development initiatives as part of an officer management task force under the Army Chief of Staff.

COL Greiner earned his commission and undergraduate degree from Ohio University in 2002. He further holds a Master of Arts degree from Yale University and a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. He is a distinguished graduate of the Army’s resident Senior Service College, honor graduate of the Command and General Staff College, and an alumnus of the Basic Strategic Art Program, Defense Strategy Course, Armor Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, and Airborne School.

(Current as of 21 May 2024)