MAJ Adrien G. Humphreys joined the United States Army in September of 1998 as an Automated Logistics Specialist (92A). She completed Basic Combat Training (BCT) at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Lee, Virginia. MAJ Humphreys commissioned through Officer Candidate School (OCS) in 2003 as a Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) Officer.
During her enlistment, MAJ Humphreys’ assignments included: Automated Logistics Specialist, HHC, 82nd Heavy Combat Engineer Battalion, Bamberg, GE (1999-2002) and Training & Schools NCO, 7th Corps Support Group, Bamberg, GE (2002-2003).
As a Commissioned Officer, MAJ Humphreys’ assignments include: Detachment Commander, 332nd Biological Integrated Detection Systems (BIDS) Multi-Component Detachment, Camp Carrol (2004-2005); Company Executive Officer, 4th Chemical Company, Camp Hovey, RoK (2005-2006); Battalion Adjutant, Camp Hovey, 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Heavy Combat Brigade Team, Camp Hovey, RoK (2006-2007); Company Commander, Valdosta Recruiting Company, Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion, Jacksonville, FL (2008-2011); Afghanistan-Pakistan (AF-PAK) Hands Advisor, United States Central Command, MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL (2011-2014); Executive Officer; 84th Chemical Training Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO (2015-2017); and Chief of CBRN Operations for Alaskan NORAD Regions (ANR), Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK (2007-2019).
MAJ Humphreys’ military education is as follows: Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training; CBRN Basic Officer Leaders Course (CBOLC) and CBRN Captain’s Career Course (CCCC); Biological Integration Detection Systems Specialist (L5 ASI); Intensive Korean Language and Culture Studies, Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea; Recruiting Company Commander Course (4T ASI); Persian-Farsi Language Immersion Course, Defense Language Institute Satellite, St Petersburg, FL; Joint Security Advisor Operations Course; Aggressive Driver Training Course, Summit Points Motorsport Park, West Virginia; Command General Staff College (CGSC); Defensive Support to Civil Authorities (DSCA PH I-III), Homeland Security Studies; Defense Readiness Reporting Systems (DRRS); Air Operations Course; and Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Training Course (5A ASI).
MAJ Humphreys has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the Virgin Islands; Masters of Arts in Public Administration from University of Akron; Masters of Science in Environment Management from Webster University; and a Ph.D. in Urban and regional Planning from University of Akron.
Her awards and decorations include: Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star (2OLC); Meritorious Service Medal (2OCL) Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal (4OCL), Army Achievement Medal (4OCL), Joint Meritorious Unit Achievement (2); Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (2 Stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Armed Force Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon; Armed Forces Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon (3); NATO Medal (3); and the Army Recruiter Basic Badge.