German J. Velez

Chief of Plans & Operations, Fort Hamilton Army Base, New York


Colonel German Velez (U.S. ret.) is chief of Plans & Operations at Fort Hamilton Army Base, New York.

He completed a 30-year career in the U.S. Army in 2007, having served in Infantry and Armor units in the continental U.S., Germany, Panama, Bosnia, Kuwait, and Afghanistan.

Career highlights included 11 years in leadership assignments from Platoon through Brigade level, 16 years in Operations and Planning assignments from Battalion through Combatant Command level, and three years as an Assistant Professor of Military Science at Fordham Univeristy, Bronx, New York.