Chad Storlie, LTC (RET) USAR
Chad Storlie, USAR, retired as a Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) and United States Army Reserve Special Forces (“Green Beret”) officer with over 17 years of Active Duty and Reserve Service. He has held a variety of Command and Staff assignments in Infantry, Special Forces, and Joint Headquarters units. Storlie’s initial duty assignment was as an Infantry Officer with the 2nd Infantry Division and the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). Following selection as a Special Forces Officer, he served a total of six years on active duty with two Special Forces Groups in the positions of: SFOD-A Commander, Support Company Commander, and Battalion Logistics Officer. His most recent assignment was in Baghdad, Iraq (11 months) as the Ground Plans Director for a Special Operations Task Force supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Storlie has been awarded the following tabs and decorations: Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Bronze Star Medal, Parachutist Badge, Global War on Terrorism – Expeditionary Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Assault Badge, Ranger Tab, Special Forces Tab, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with “M” device, and the Global War on Terrorism – Service Medal.
Storlie is a graduate of the following military schools: the US Army Command and General Staff College, the Special Forces Officer’s Qualification Course, the Infantry Officer Advanced Course, and the US Army Ranger School. He has his MBA from Georgetown University and has been published in Infantry Magazine, Military Review, and Special Warfare. Storlie is the author of Combat Leader to Corporate Leader: 20 Lessons to Advance Your Civilian Career.