COL Jennifer S. Karim

Commander

Colonel Jennifer Karim assumed the duties as commander of the 407th Army Field Support Brigade June 2022. 

She is a 1999 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, where she received her commission as a second lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps.

COL Karim recently served as the 4th Regimental tactical officer for the U.S. Corps of Cadets at the U.S.M.A. She also served as the commander of the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, Eighth U.S. Army, Camp Humphreys, South Korea, from June 2017 to June 2019. Other key duty assignments include: branch chief, Joint Strategic Plans Division, Directorate of Logistics (J4), U.S. European Command, Stuttgart, Germany; asset visibility branch chief, Sustainment Operation Division, US Army Europe, Wiesbaden, Germany; battalion executive officer, 266th Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd Quartermaster Brigade, Fort Lee, Virginia; brigade S3, Quartermaster Brigade, Fort Lee; deputy director, Petroleum and Water Department, Fort Lee; operations officer, 215th Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; company commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 215th Brigade Support Battalion, Forward Operating Base Warhorse, Iraq; company commander, HHC, 215th BSB, Fort Hood; supply branch chief, Operational Test Command, West Fort Hood; battalion adjutant, 498th Corps Support Battalion, Yongsan, South Korea; executive officer, Mike Company, 23rd Quartermaster Brigade, Fort Lee; platoon leader, 58th Quartermaster Company, 49th Quartermaster Group, Fort Lee.

COL Karim has deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Her military education includes: the Quartermaster Officer Basic Course, the Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course, the Command and General Staff Officer Course, and the Army War College.

COL Karim holds a Bachelor of Science degree from West Point, a Master of Science from Central Michigan University, and a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.

Her awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, four Meritorious Service Medals, four Army Commendation Medals, two Joint Service Achievement Medals, two Army Achievement Medal, and the Parachutist Badge.

COL Karim is married and has two children.