Lt Col Jerad T. Warren

Joint Staff 

U.S. Air Force  

Fairfax Station, VA  


Lt Col Jerad Warren is a highly decorated Special Operations Air Force Officer currently stationed in Virginia. As part of his current duties, he advises members of the joint chiefs of staff on military matters, engages with Congressional committee members, and is a crisis management team lead for strategic operations. Among the many awards and decorations awarded to him are bronze stars, meritorious service medals, and medals for the War on Terrorism, Afghanistan, and Iraq campaigns. His nominator Todd Breyfogle describes Jerad as a precise speaker who possesses “quiet gravitas and unusual intellectual powers” and who “reads voraciously, digests complex works with admirable clarity and capacity for recall.” Outside of his work, Jerad is an involved father of four who coaches athletics and enjoys adventure sports with his family.  Jerad is a Fellow of the third class of the Civil Society Fellowship, a Partnership of ADL and The Aspen Institute, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.