COL Jason A. Chung
COL Jason A. Chung
Colonel Jason Chung is a native of Honolulu, Hawaii, and was commissioned in the Military Intelligence Corps through the ROTC program at the University of Hawaii. His recent assignments include Executive Officer for General Scaparrotti, the Commander of United States Forces Command, Combined Forces Command, and United Nations Command, Brigade Commander 501st Military Intelligence Brigade, Military Assistant to the Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Partner Engagement, Lieutenant General Michael Flynn; Army War College Fellow (at CIA); and seven years with the Joint Special Operations Command.
COL Chung served in command assignments as Commander of B/313th MI Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg North Carolina; Commander Joint Exploitation Squadron, Joint Special Operations Command Intelligence Brigade, Fort Bragg North Carolina; Commander 501st Military Intelligence Brigade, Yongsan, Korea.
COL Chung held key staff assignments as S2, 1/27th Infantry Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks Hawaii; S2, 1/509th Parachute Infantry Battalion, Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), Fort Polk Louisiana; Brigade S2, 2/82nd, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg North Carolina; Analysis and Control Chief, 2nd Infantry Division, Republic of Korea; Deputy Division G2, 82nd Airborne Division, and Battalion Executive Officer, 313th MI Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg North Carolina (with tours in both OEF and OIF); Chief of Intelligence Operations, and Deputy Brigade Commander, Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg North Carolina (with multiple tours in both OEF and OIF).
Colonel Chung holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Hawaii and a Masters in Business Administration from Baker University. His military education includes the MI Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Army War College. His awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Bronze Star, and the Meritorious Service Medal, the Ranger Tab, the Master Parachutist Badge and the Air Assault Badge.
Colonel Chung is married to Christine Nelson-Chung a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army, and they have one son, Jacob.