CPT James Berry

MAJ James Berry

Instructor

James.berry@westpoint.edu

Biography


MAJ James Berry graduated from the Officer Candidate School in 2012 and was commissioned as a Quartermaster assigned to the 3rd Sustainment Brigade in Fort Stewart, Georgia. He served as a Fuel Platoon Leader before deploying to Kuwait and Iraq from 2014-2015 as part of Operation Inherent Resolve. James completed Logistics Captains Career Course in 2017 and then commanded the Forward Support Company for 1-3rd Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, in Katterbach, Germany. He served as the BDE S4 for 12th CAB from 2018-2020, planning and coordinating support for aviation operations throughout Europe. James completed graduate school at the University of Southern Mississippi in 2022, earning a MA in US military history. He is married to Christina, and they have three energetic sons: Jackson, Daniel, and John.

Ongoing Research Projects


Projected Dissertation: Modern Army Logistics: The Transformation of American Society and US Army Sustainment from 1898 to 1918.

Publications & Presentations


“Rethinking Hard War: The U.S. Army and Civilians in the Gulf South, 1862-1865,” Gulf South History & Humanities Conference, Natchez, MS, October 2021.

“The ‘Tooth-to-Tail’ Ratio and Modern Army Logistics,” Reflections on War & Society, Dale Center Blog, The University of Southern Mississippi, November 2021. https://dalecentersouthernmiss.wordpress.com/2021/11/03/the-tooth-to-tail-ratio-and-modern-army-logistics/