"Corneilson is from Long Island, New York. He attended Syracuse University on an ROTC Scholarship. Upon graduation he was commissioned as a second Lieutenant in U.S. Army" "as an aviator in 1985 and flew Black Hawk helicopters for the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky until 1989."
"In 1993, Mr. Corneilson graduated from Harvard Law School and transferred to the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. His subsequent assignments included the 1st Infantry Division, the 10th Mountain Division, the US Army Armor Center at Fort Knox, and the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment. From May 2004 to June 2005, he was the senior legal advisor in northern Iraq."
At Middleton Reutlinger, Corneilson "began his extensive litigation practice by prosecuting criminal cases under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. He later defended the Department of the Army in federal district and appellate courts against claims of employment discrimination."
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- Profile: Brian C. Corneilson, Middleton Reutlinger, accessed August 15, 2007.
- Press Release: "Lieutenant Colonel Brian Corneilson, U.S. Army (Retired). Recognized by the Oldham County Police Department," OldhamCountyPolice.com, August 16, 2006.
- About: National Leadership Team, Vets for Freedom, accessed August 15, 2007.
- Mark Benjamin, "Military Injustice. Iraq vet Jullian Goodrum blasted his superiors for misdeeds that he says cost a soldier his life. His reward: The Army he once loved refused to treat his psychological wounds, then charged him with desertion," Salon, June 7, 2005; see page 7.