Brigadier General Brian T. Dravis
Director, Joint Service Provider, Director, JIE Technical Synchronization Office, and Mobilization Assistant to the Director
Defense Information Systems Agency
Brigadier General Brian T. Dravis is Director, Joint Service Provider, Director, JIE Technical Synchronization Office (JTSO), and Mobilization Assistant to the Director at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Fort Meade, Md. For the Joint Service Provider, he serves as the Director of a 2500+ personnel organization tasked with consolidations of all information technology (IT) Services and Cyber Security of the Pentagon and National Capital Region. As the JTSO Director, he is responsible for leading architectural engineering and design to develop the Department of Defense’s Joint Information Environment (JIE). JIE will synchronize current and future architectures, engineering designs, enterprise services, information capability enhancement, and applications. As the Mobilization Assistant to the Director, he is responsible for organizing, directing, and managing the DISA and Joint Forces Headquarters and all assigned resources to ensure the organizations are postured to meet wartime mobilization, contingency support, and disaster relief requirements.
Prior to assuming his current position, Brig Gen Dravis was Commander of the 194th Wing, Camp Murray, Wash. He was responsible for command and control oversight, training and equipping of 16 numbered units comprised of 1,053 Airmen and civilians serving at four locations within Washington State. As Commander, he was the senior officer responsible for providing mission-ready forces to support national defense requirements worldwide, and emergency response, relief, and recovery operations throughout Washington.
Brig Gen Dravis was commissioned through the Reserve Officers Training Corps program at San Jose State University in 1983. His operational assignments include several F-111 fighter squadrons both in the United Kingdom and United States, as well as tours in the RF-4C and F-4G “Wild Weasel.” In 1995, Brig Gen Dravis joined the Kansas Air National Guard (ANG), 184th Bomb Wing, flying the B-1B. In 2002, he was selected as the inaugural commander of the 177th Information Warfare Aggressor Squadron. In 2005, Brig Gen Dravis served as the National Guard Bureau (NGB) Division Chief, Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance with responsibility for standing up initial MQ-1 and MQ-9 Unmanned Aerial Systems capability in the ANG. Later, he was selected as Deputy Director, NGB/A2, and he also served as Deputy Director of NGB/A3, Air, Space, and Information Operations Directorate.
Brig Gen Dravis is a Master Navigator with more than 3,000 flying hours, primarily in F-111, F-4, and B-1 aircraft. His combat flying experience includes Operation SOUTHERN WATCH.