MSG Brewer enlisted in the Army as an Infantryman and attended basic training at FT. Benning Ga. Upon graduating he was assigned to FT. Drum, NY where he served as basic rifleman, assistant gunner, machine Gunner, spotter, and sniper. While assigned to the 10th Mountain Division, he attended Air Assault School and Airborne School as well as earning his Expert Infantryman’s Badge. From there he was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division at FT. Campbell, KY where he served as a Team Leader and Squad leader. Upon arriving at FT Campbell, he attended the US Army Ranger School and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.
After redeployment, he was assigned to the Ranger Training Brigade and served as a Ranger Instructor from 2004-2006. MSG Brewer was later reassigned to FT. Carson, CO where he served as a G3 Training NCO and he deployed to Taji, Iraq for the Counter Insurgency (COIN) Academy. From there he attended Pathfinder School, Electronic Warfare Operators Course, and Search Advisors Course. He was reassigned to FT Benning again where he served as a Platoon Sergeant and Instructor at the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course. He attended the advanced marksmanship course. His next move would take him to FT. Wainwright, AK where he served in 3-21 IN as a Platoon Sergeant and deployed to the Panjwai Province of Afghanistan. Upon redeploying he served as the Reconnaissance Platoon Sergeant before assuming the duties as a Rifle Company First Sergeant. He was reassigned to the 101st Airborne Division again where he served as the First Sergeant for Easy Company 2-506 IN.
MSG Brewer is currently assigned as the Senior Military Instructor at the University of Mississippi. MSG Brewers’ deployments include Operation Iraqi Freedom I-V and Operation Enduring Freedom 11-12 (Afghanistan). MSG Brewers’ military decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with 4 oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with 3 oak leaf clusters, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, and the Arm Forces Medal. He has been awarded the Ranger Tab, Expert Infantry Badge, Combat Infantry Badge, Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, and the Air Assault Badge.
MSG Brewer is married and has two children.