Army War College Fellows

US Army War College Fellows Attending Carnegie Mellon University
Colonel Ingo McLean

Colonel Ingo McLean

Colonel Ingo McLean is an Information and Automations Systems Management officer attending the US Army War College through a Fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College.

Having immigrated from Germany at an early age, Ingo became a US Citizen before graduating from New Mexico Military Institute in 1991 as a Distinguished Military Graduate. He finished his Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education at The Ohio State University in 1995 before transitioning from National Guard to Active duty serving his next three years as an Infantry officer in Germany with a tour in Bosnia.

In 1997, his specialty changed from Infantry to Systems Automation. Ingo completed Signal School Officer Advanced Course in 1998 with a follow on assignment developing innovative Psychological Operations interlinked systems and a tour as the J6 for the Kosovo Pre, Air, and Ground operations in 1999. COL McLean earned a Masters in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2003, and subsequently became the Chief of Computing and Information Systems at the United States Military Academy, West Point, streamlining operations of a one week 1,200 computer issue to a single day and reducing system repair time from 48+ hours to under 6 (on average) with live tracking. Following, Ingo and family migrated to CENTCOM, Tampa, FL managing Joint Southwest Asia programs spearheading the efforts to move from diverse ad-hoc applications to collaborative and managed environments then further staying in Tampa to attend the University of South Florida working on a PhD. Prior to his assignment to Carnegie Mellon, he was responsible for managing the Army’s Information Assurance Program of Army systems in the Middle East as well as managing the Army Signal education, force and program management.

Lieutenant Colonel Urbi N. Lewis

Lieutenant Colonel Urbi N. Lewis

Lieutenant Colonel Urbi N. Lewis is a native of San Francisco, California. She entered the United States Army as a Private in the Army Reserve. She later earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems from Grambling State University in 1995. As a Distinguished Military Graduated, she was commissioned through the Reserve as a Second Lieutenant in the Signal Corps. She holds a juris doctor from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Lieutenant Colonel Lewis served in a number of assignments following her initial enlistment in 1990; from Graves Registration Specialist to Computer Information Operator. Her key assignments as an office include: Small Extension Node Platoon Leader, CO B, 319th SC BN, Camp Parks, CA; Signal Support and Automations Officer, FORSCOM, Fort McPherson, GA; Chief, Joint and Multi-Network Branch, ARCENT, Fort McPherson, GA; Deputy, G-6; 91st Training Division. Fort Hunter Liggett, CA and Battalion Executive Officer and S-3 for the South West Army Reserve Cyber Operations Group, Joint Base Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Her most recent assignment was as the Executive Officer to the Deputy Commanding General (Operations), United States Army Reserve Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Currently she serves as United States Army War College Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College in Pittsburgh, PA.

Lieutenant Colonel Lewis’ military education includes Command and General Staff College, Combined Arms Exercise, Information Systems Management/Systems Automation Course, Signal Officer Advanced Course, Standard Communications Security Course, Signal Officer Basic Course, and Airborne School.

Lieutenant Colonel Lewis’ awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal with five oak leaf clusters, the Army Commendation Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with two bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), National Defense Service Medal (with three Bronze Service Stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver twenty year Device), NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Government of Kuwait), Army Superior Unit Award and Parachutist Badge.

Lieutenant Colonel Lewis and husband, Shawn, have two daughters, Lailah (7) and Elle (5).

Colonel Ingo McLean

Lieutenant Colonel Chad Campfield

Lieutenant Colonel Chad E. Campfield is a Systems Engineering officer and US Army War College Fellow with Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.

A native of Strongsville, Ohio, he graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering. Chad served his next seven years as an aviation officer (Blackhawk pilot) in numerous positions and locations including Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Belgium, Spain, Hawaii and Afghanistan.

In 2002, his specialty changed from aviation to network engineering. He earned a Master’s in Information Technology from the University of Maryland in 2005. As a systems engineer, Chad served in various positions to ensure the operation, maintenance, and cyber defense of mission critical Army networks. Prior to his assignment to Carnegie Mellon, Chad was responsible for the operation and defense of the joint information network at NORAD-USNORTHCOM Command in Colorado Springs, Colorado.