LTG Scott D. Berrier arrives to DIA as the 22nd Director and came from the Department of the Army where he served as the 46th G-2. In that role, he was the principal military intelligence and counterintelligence adviser to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Army, and the Army’s Intelligence Community representative.
He is a career intelligence officer having served as the “2” at every level from Battalion to Combatant Command. The depth of his leadership experience ranges from Company Commander to Commanding General and Senior Mission Commander. His Army, Joint Service, and Special Operations assignments include service throughout the United States, the Republic of Korea, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
LTG Berrier earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in History from University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, a Master of Science Degree in General Studies from Central Michigan University, and a Master of Science Degree in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.
His awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal (1OLC), Defense Superior Service Medal (2OLC), Legion of Merit (1OLC), and Bronze Star Medal (1OLC). LTG Berrier also earned the Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, and Ranger Tab.
LTG Berrier and his wife, Annie, began their Army journey in 1987 at Fort Richardson, Alaska. They have two sons, Cole and Connor. Cole and his wife (Mika) currently serve in the office of Senator Brian Schatz. Lieutenant Connor Berrier is a Naval Intelligence Officer serving as the Flag Aide for the Navy N2/6.