Retired Major General Mark A. Brown has been named to the Riverside Military Academy's Board of Trustees.
According to a press release from Riverside, Brown was the Deputy Commander of Air Education and Training Command at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas at the time of his retirement in 2018. AETC recruits, trains, and educates over 290,000 Air Force personnel annually.
The release stated Brown's command included the Air Force Recruiting Service, two numbered Air Forces and two universities that granted accredited graduate and doctoral degrees: Air University and the Air Force Institute of Technology.
After his retirement in 2018, Brown served in the United States Department of Education.
Brown was commissioned through the ROTC program at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama and entered active duty in 1986. During his service, Brown served in comptroller, command and staff positions at all levels of the Department of Defense. Brown all served globally in the Philippines, Spain, England, Turkey and Iraq.
Brown has commanded four times, in two squadrons, a mission support group and a numbered Air Force. He has also deployed in support in support of Operation Provide Comfort, served as the Assistant Executive Officer for the 17th Air Force Chief of Staff, and was the Financial Management, Senior Military Assistant in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and Chief Financial Officer for Air Force Material Command.
Brown currently lives in Alexandria, Virginia.