BG Brian E. Winski

Legislative Liaison

BG Brian E. Winski


Brigadier General Brian E. Winski assumed duty as the Chief Legislative Liaison on 9 June 2017.

BG Winski is originally from Wisconsin. He commissioned through ROTC and entered active duty as an Infantry Officer in 1989. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and a Liberal Arts Master’s degree from Louisiana State University. His military education includes the United States Army Command and General Staff College, the Joint and Combined Warfighting School, and an Army War College fellowship with the Washington Institute of Near East Policy.

BG Winski has extensive Joint and interagency experiences. He served as the Operations Director (CJ-3) for Regional Command East in Afghanistan, G-3 Chief of Operations for Multi-National Division North in Iraq, and as a Military Professor in the leadership department at the Naval War College.

BG Winski’s most recent assignment was as the Director of Army Operations, Readiness, and Mobilization, HQDA G-3/5/7. His other assignments included service in the 82nd Airborne Division, the 101st Airborne Division (AASLT), the 3rd Infantry Division, the 1st Cavalry Division, The Joint Readiness Training Center, the Naval War College, and the Army Legislative Liaison office.

He has also served in various command and staff positions over multiple combat tours to Iraq and Afghanistan throughout his career. He was a Rifle Platoon Leader in Desert Shield/Storm, Infantry Battalion XO during the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Chief of Operations for the 101st Airborne Division in Iraq in 2004, Recon Squadron Commander in Iraq 2005-2006, Division G3 for the 101st Airborne Division in Afghanistan 2008-2009, and Brigade Combat Team Commander in Iraq 2010-2011.