Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Brande Newsome currently serves as a Medical Liaison Officer for the 22nd Air Force, Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, Georgia. She is responsible for 14 Wings, and Groups as she communicates with them for compliance and medical readiness, violence prevention, Sexual Assault Prevention Response Program, resilience, IMR, and line of duty determinations.
LTC Newsome has oversight to the installation for the Comprehensive Airmen Fitness programs as she served as traumatic response team leader and consultant to the installation leadership on mental health issues.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Sociology in SUNY Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY. She finished her Non-Commissioned Officer Prep Course in 1999. She obtained her Master’s in Social Work and a Certificate in Women’s Studies 2002 at Syracuse University. In 2008 she received her Master’s in Business Administration at Medaille College. She had finished both her Squadron Officer School and Air Command and Staff College by Correspondence