LTC Bo Dennis

Army War College Fellow, Empirical Studies of Conflict Project (ESOC)

121a Bendheim Hall


LTC Kirby “Bo” Dennis is an infantry officer in the United States Army.  He graduated with honors from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2000 with a B.S. in American Politics.  LTC Dennis has held numerous leadership positions from the platoon to brigade level throughout his 19-year career as an active duty officer, and has been assigned to the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colorado, 2nd Infantry Division and 2nd Ranger Battalion at Fort Lewis, Washington, and the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, New York.  He has deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan on seven different occasions. 


In addition to his operational experience, LTC Dennis also served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Policy) from 2009-2010.  From 2010-2011, he served as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army.  From 2015-2016, LTC Dennis served as the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Commander of U.S. Northern Command in Colorado Springs, CO. Most recently, LTC Dennis commanded 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment at Fort Carson, Colorado from 2017-2019. 


LTC Dennis holds a Master’s Degree in Policy Management from Georgetown University, and is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the Joint and Combined Warfighting School.