LTC Channing M. Greene, Jr. was born in Cochabamba, Bolivia while his father served as airborne advisor to the Bolivian Army, and graduated from the United States Military Academy, in 1994. His first assignment was as a platoon leader in Delta Anti-Tank Co, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, LA, deploying to Haiti (OPERATION UPHOLD DEMOCRACY, 1995) and Bosnia (Stabilization Force SFOR, 1997-98). He taught the Armor Officer Basic Course and commanded a tank company in the 16th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Knox, KY. Following company command he served as a scout platoon, armor company team, and brigade reconnaissance observer/coach/mentor at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany. In 2006, he attended the Command and General Staff College as well as the School of Advanced Military Studies, earning an MA in Theater Operations and an MA in History through the American Military University. He then served as a Division Planner in the 1st Cavalry Division in Baghdad, Iraq and then as the S-3 and Executive Officer of 3-8 Cav in Mosul. In 2011, he served as Deputy Commanding Officer of the 198th Infantry Brigade, Sand Hill, Ft. Benning, GA and then Deputy Chief of Staff for the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Ft. Benning. In 2014, he deployed to Afghanistan (OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM) to serve as the Deputy Director of the Terror Network Fusion Cell for the Commander, International Security Assistance Force (COMISAF). And, in 2015, he returned to West Point to serve as the USMA Secretary of the General Staff until July 2017.