Brent H. Abare
Mr. Abare assumed duties as the Deputy to the Garrison Commander, United States Army Garrison Fort Greely - Alaska, on March 12, 2012. He is responsible for oversight of base operations to the Fort Greely military community.
A native of Montpelier, Vermont, Mr. Abare was born on September 14th, 1964. His combined federal service career spans a period of 33 years, beginning in 1982 when he entered Air Force basic training. Mr. Abare earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mercer University, Macon, Georgia in 1990, and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Army through the Reserve Officer Training Corps.
Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Abare served as the Deputy to the Garrison Commander at United States Army Garrison Casey in Dongduchon, Korea.
Mr. Abare has served in a variety of staff and leadership positions throughout Korea, in Germany, and the United States. His previous assignments include deployments to Somalia, Saudi Arabia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Mr. Abare's professional training includes the Command and General Staff College and the Garrison Precommand Course.
Mr. Abare's hobbies and interests include skiing, restoring classic cars and historic homes. Mr. Abare is married and has two children.