Biographies

COL. Christopher A. Browning

Commander, Expeditionary Warfare Training Group, Atlantic

08 July 2021
Official photo of Col. Christopher A. Browning, Commanding Officer, Expeditionary Warfare Training Group, Atlantic (EWTGLANT).
210610-M-ZA313-1018 VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia (June 10, 2021) Colonel Christopher A. Browning, Commanding Officer, Expeditionary Warfare Training Group, Atlantic (EWTGLANT) poses for an official studio portrait. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Brandon E. Holmes/Released)
Official photo of Col. Christopher A. Browning, Commanding Officer, Expeditionary Warfare Training Group, Atlantic (EWTGLANT).
210610-M-ZA313-1018
210610-M-ZA313-1018 VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia (June 10, 2021) Colonel Christopher A. Browning, Commanding Officer, Expeditionary Warfare Training Group, Atlantic (EWTGLANT) poses for an official studio portrait. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Brandon E. Holmes/Released)
Photo By: Brandon E. Holmes
VIRIN: 210610-M-ZA313-1018
Colonel Chris Browning is the son of a career Marine and graduated from Troy State University in 1997. After graduation, he attended The Basic School and was designated a Naval Aviator in May 2000.

As a CH-46E pilot, he served in HMM-263 from 2000-2005. Transitioning to the MV-22B in 2006, he served as a plank owner in VMM-162 from 2007-2009, a plank owner in VMM-365 from 2009-2011 and at VMM(T)-204 from 2011-2012.

Col Browning commanded VMM-163 (REIN) from 2015-2017 and VMM-265 (REIN) in 2018.

Staff assignments include International Plans and Policy Officer (APP-59) and Medium Lift Requirements Officer (APW-52), HQMC Aviation Hallway from 2013-2014. He is joint qualified after serving in the Current Operations Division, United States Southern Command from 2019-2021.

Col Browning is a graduate of Expeditionary Warfare School and holds a Masters in Military Studies from USMC Command and Staff College and a Masters in Strategic Studies from USAF War College.

Col Browning has accumulated over 3000 flight hours. His personal decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with 3 gold stars, Air Medal with strike flight numeral 14, Joint Service Commendation Medal and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal.
 
 
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