Jul 15, 2013, 8:51 AM EDT
Army Col. Bryan Fenton (’87, manager), a Monogram Club board member since 2011, has been nominated by President Barack Obama for appointment to the rank of brigadier general, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced earlier this month.
Upon graduating with a bachelor’s degree in marketing in 1987, Fenton was commissioned as an officer into the United States Army. A career Special Forces officer, he has served in various locations in the United States and overseas, participating in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and numerous other military operations. His military decorations include Bronze Star Medals, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Master Parachutist badge, Military Free Fall Parachutist badge, Special Forces Tab, and Ranger Tab.
While at Notre Dame, Fenton was the senior personnel manager for head coach Lou Holtz during the 1986 season. He is currently serving as director of operations, Joint Special Operations Command, U.S. Special Operations Command in Fort Bragg, N.C.
For more on the recent General Officer Announcements, read the news release from the U.S. Department of Defense.
Congratulations, General Fenton. It’s difficult to truly put into words how proud the Monogram Club is of your accomplishments, and how appreciative the Notre Dame family is of the service and sacrifices that you and other military leaders have made for our country.