Colonel Scot Storey
Director, Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute
Colonel Scot Storey currently serves as the Director of the U.S. Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute, U.S. Army War College, as it promotes the collaborative development and integration of peace and stability capabilities across the U.S. government, international organizations, and the community of interest.
Prior to his Carlisle assignment, Colonel Storey was assigned to U.S. III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas where he served as the Assistant Chief of Staff, G9. In this capacity, he was responsible for coordinating all matters concerning civil-military operations. During this assignment, he also served as the Deputy J9 for Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve in Baghdad, Iraq where he facilitated the coordination with the International, Inter-Agency, and Non-Governmental Organizations working within Iraq and Syria.
A native of Texas, he graduated from Texas Tech University in 1988 and was commissioned as an Infantry Officer. He has commanded at the platoon, detachment, company, battalion, and brigade level. In addition to his command billets, Colonel Storey has served as a Ground Operations Officer Special Operations Command – South; Chief of the Command Center at the U. S. Army Special Operations Command; Civil Affairs Officer manager and later Special Operations Forces Enlisted Branch Chief at the U.S Army Human Resources Command; Civil Affairs Proponent Chief, U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School; and the Assistant Chief of staff, followed by Operations Officer, Special Operations Command – Africa.
In addition to his military training and specialty courses, Colonel Storey obtained a Master of Sciences degree in Emergency Management and Disaster Preparedness from Trident University, and a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.
Among his various awards are the Defense Superior Service Medal and the Legion of Merit. He is authorized to wear the Combat Infantryman's Badge, Expert Infantryman's Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Military Freefall Parachutist Badge, Ranger Tab and Special Forces Tab. He has also been awarded parachutist badges from France, Germany and Poland.
He and his wife Cathleen have three children and two grandchildren.