Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Infrastructure Security Division’s (ISD) Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP)
Mr. Jason Stewart serves as the Deputy Branch Chief for the Counter Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) Strategy Branch at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Infrastructure Security Division’s (ISD) Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) as of April 2021. As Deputy Branch Chief, he leads and assists in implementing National C-IED policy, which is articulated through Presidential Policy Directive 17: Countering IEDs.
Prior to joining CISA, Mr. Stewart supported the Department of Justice and Department of Defense as a subject matter expert in C-IED and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD). He supported development of interagency C-IED policy and doctrine; as well as North Atlantic Treaty Organzation (NATO) C-IED and EOD standards.
Mr. Stewart is retired from active duty military service as an U.S. Army EOD Officer, with experience in logistics. From 2013 to 2015, he served as the U.S. Army Europe Munitions Branch Chief where he supervised the planning and management of ammuntion operations supporting three combatant commands. He has supported military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan multiple times. Mr. Stewart has served as the advisor to the Iraqi Federal Police EOD Directorate and the Afghan Army’s Ground Forces Command C-IED Section. In each instance, he advised and assisted the fledging organizaiton to improve capability and capacity. He has served as an action officer at multiple headquarter levels. While assinged to Headquarters Department of the Army, G-3/5/7, he developed and coordinated policy for U.S. Army EOD to utilize electronic countermeasures within the continential U.S. and champoined the Army’s adoption of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Information Management System. He was handpicked to serve as the U.S. Army’s National Training Center’s EOD Company Observer Controller. While there he was selected three times as the Obeserver Controller of the rotation.
Mr. Stewart has a Masters in Project Management from Georgetown University, and has received a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. He is a graduate of the Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal school and holds the EOD master badge.
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