Major Mitchell currently serves as an Instructor of Economics, Academic Counselor and Executive Officer for the Economics Program in the Department of Social Sciences at West Point. Major Brian Mitchell is an Engineer Officer with over 10 years of service in the U.S. Army. He served as a Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer in the 27th Engineer Battalion at Fort Bragg, NC deploying to Afghanistan in 2006-07. He then commanded a Sapper Company in the 1st Engineer Battalion at Fort Riley, KS deploying to Iraq in 2009-2010. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering from USMA, MS in Civil Engineering from Missouri S&T, and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.