Major Clifford Plowman was born in Fairfax, VA and began his
military service as a 37F Psychological Operations Specialist in the Army
Reserve. He attended Utah State
University’s Reserve Officer Training Corps and was commissioned into the Utah
National Guard as a Military Intelligence second lieutenant. He has served as a
human intelligence team leader in southern Afghanistan, operations officer for
USPACOM’s 2010 Angkor Sentinel mission in Cambodia, as well as commanded Delta
Company, 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion. Major Plowman began work at the Pentagon for
the Headquarters, Department of the Army working data disclosures and breaches,
and transitioned to establish the Army’s countering drone program. He is currently
assigned to the Joint Staff, J-8 Force Protection Division where he continues
to work counter drone efforts for the Department of Defense.
Major Plowman has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science
from Utah State University and a Masters in Business Administration from the
University of Utah. He previously worked
at L-3 Communications as an Operations Program Manager for miniature unmanned
system data links. He is married to the
former Jessica Clark from St. George, Utah and they have five children, Sierra,
Celeste, Curtis, Travis, and Caleb.
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