LTC Allana J. Bryant
Professor of Military Science
Lieutenant Colonel Allana Bryant was commissioned in 1993 from the United States Military Academy at West Point as an Adjutant General Officer. Her first assignment was as the S1 at the 30th AG Reception Battalion at Fort Benning, GA, where she was selected as an instructor/shooter at the United States Army Marksmanship Unit on the International Rifle Team. While there, she competed in many National- and World-level events, including the 1996 Olympic Trials. LTC Bryant then went overseas to Augsburg and later Darmstadt, Germany to be the S1 for the 66th Military Intelligence Group. Her next assignment was as the S1 and S4 for the Southern California Recruiting Battalion in Mission Viejo, CA. In 2002, she was selected as a Company Commander for Charlie Company, 120th AG Reception Battalion, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. After completion of command, she was assigned as the S3 for the 120th AG Reception Battalion. From there she was deployed to Central Command Headquarters in Tampa, FL in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom as the Strength Manager for the Coalition Coordination Center, J5. LTC Bryant then served as the Senior Instructor for the Adjutant General Captains' Career Course. In 2005 she attended the Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, KS. After graduation, LTC Bryant was selected to command the Beckley, WV Military Entrance Processing Station. She spent 3 years in command before volunteering to deploy to Kuwait as the director, 52nd Theater Gateway, from Fort Eustis, VA. Her plans to deploy changed when Haiti was devastated by an earthquake in January 2010. 7th Sustainment Brigade deployed several logistics support elements to the relief effort, and LTC Bryant was entrusted with caring for a battalion of soldiers as the Acting Commander of the 7th Special Troops Battalion, and later as the S1 and Deputy Commander of the 7th Sustainment Brigade. LTC Bryant was assigned in January 2011 to Headquarters, Training and Doctrine Command, as the Director of the Human Capital Enterprise Coordination Cell. LTC Bryant is currently serving as the Professor of Military Science for the Wolverine Battalion at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.