OLDHAM COUNTY POLICE
Lieutenant Colonel Brian Corneilson, U.S. Army (Retired)
Recognized by the Oldham County Police Department
Approximately 100 Oldham County citizens gathered at Harmony Landing Country Club to hear a retired army officer as he provided a briefing on the efforts and progress being made by the United States military in Iraq.
Lieutenant Colonel Brian Corneilson provided the gathering with a Powerpoint
presentation and personal commentary from his recent one-year tour of duty
in Iraq where he served as a JAG Officer just prior to his retirement.
Lieutenant Colonel Corneilsonís presentation was received enthusiastically
from the gathering as he pointed out many positive facets of the on-going
struggle to bring freedom and democracy to the citizens of Iraq.
Pictured below (left to right) are Oldham County Police Personnel Lieutenant Billy Way, Chief Michael Griffin, Lieutenant Colonel Brian Corneilson, Lieutenant Tim Wakefield and Detective Jimmie Laytham.
Lieutenant Colonel Brian Corneilson is from Long Island, New York. He attended Syracuse University on an ROTC Scholarship. Upon graduation he was commissioned as a second Lieutenant in U.S. Army and assigned to the 101st Airborne Division. He received a Law Degree from Harvard Law School and earned a Master Of Laws degree from the Judge Advocate Officer Graduate Course. He served in Mosul, Iraq from May, 2004 to June 2005, where he was awarded the Bronze Star. He retired from the U.S. Army with more than 20 years of service in December, 2005.