COL Randy Everett, USA (Ret)

International Armaments Cooperation Staff Officer, U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command
2021 Future Force Capabilities Conference and Exhibition

Mr. William “Randy” Everett is currently employed with the Department of Defense as an Employee at the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC). His focused is on Global Technology Integration working the Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT) programs for the US Army. As well as desk officer for Australia.

Previously, Mr. Everett has been an affiliate Instructor at Loyola University located in Baltimore Maryland where he has taught International Management and Business courses along with Advanced Leadership Develop Courses and Business Policy (Strategy) and Executive Education Seminars.

Mr. Everett is a Retired Colonel after thirty-three years in the United States Military. His final military assignment was Chief, National Guard Bureau J-5, International Affairs Division.

Preceding his assignment to the International Affairs Division, COL (Ret) Everett was assigned to the Iraqi Assistance Group. His focus was training Border Security Forces in operations at the Division, Brigade and Battalion levels.

A qualified Infantry and Special Forces officer, COL (Ret) Everett’s career focus has been primarily within the arena of International Relations, Education / training and operations. Previous assignments within Infantry and Special Forces units have enabled him to understand operations from the squad to Division level.

Assignments within the military have been Detachment Commander of a Special Forces A-Team, Training and Executive officer of an Infantry Battalion, Senior Instructor and Operations Officer of a Training Academy, and Commander of an Infantry Battalion.

Colonel (Ret) Everett joined the military in 1975, and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant of Infantry in September 1978. Throughout his thirty-three years of active and traditional service he has visited many countries to include, Estonia, Germany, Kuwait, Iraq, Israel, Bulgaria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, to mention a few.

Colonel (Ret) Everett graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School in December 1998 with a Masters of Arts in International Security and Civil Military Relations. He maintains a Baccalaureate degree from Regents College of New York in Liberal Arts. He has been accepted into Johns Hopkins SAIS Doctorate of International Affairs program and begins courses in the Fall of 2020.

His awards include a Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service medal, several Meritorious Service medals, Joint Commendation medal, mutable Army Commendation medals, Special Forces Tab, Master Parachute Badge, Combat Action Badge and a host of other awards to include a Campaign medal from Iraq and several Foreign Awards to include the Ukrainian Badge of Honor and Polish Service medal. He was inducted into Ft. Benning’s Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame in 2012 and was nominated and found worthy to be added to the Order of St. Maurice.

William Everett is married to the former Elva L. Bourchel RN and they reside in Harford Country MD.