Major General Brad M. Sullivan is the Chief of Staff, United States Forces Korea, U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys, South Korea. He directs daily joint staff activities of a sub-unified command deterring aggression and, if necessary, defending the Republic of Korea to maintain stability in Northeast Asia under armistice and crisis.
Maj. Gen. Sullivan earned his commission from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1990. A command pilot with more than 4,200 flight hours, including combat time in Afghanistan and Iraq, he is a recipient of the General P.K. Carlton Award for Valor. He has commanded at the squadron, group, wing and center levels in addition to commanding joint forces in Afghanistan and Iraq.
1990 Bachelor of Science, Management, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1994 Honors Graduate, Master of Management, Webster University, Mo.
1998 Distinguished Graduate, Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2004 Distinguished Graduate, Master of Science, Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2005 Master of Airpower Art and Science, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2007 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2010 Joint and Combined Warfighting School, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
2011 Senior Course, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Defense College, Rome, Italy
SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
Rating: command pilot
Flying Hours: more than 4,200
Aircraft flown: MC-130H and C-130E
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Distinguished Service Medal
Defense Superior Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Legion of Merit
Distinguished Flying Cross with “V” device and oak leaf cluster
Bronze Star Medal
Air Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Combat Action Medal
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant - May 30, 1990
First Lieutenant - May 30, 1992
Captain - May 30, 1994
Major - July 1, 2001
Lieutenant Colonel - May 1, 2005
Colonel - Sept. 1, 2009
Brigadier General - July 24, 2015
Major General - Sept. 2, 2018
(Current as of April 2021)