LG Scott D. Berrier

Director, DIA

Lt. Gen. Scott Berrier serves as the 22nd director of the Defense Intelligence Agency. Prior to joining DIA, Berrier served in the Department of the Army as the 46th G-2. In that role, he was the principal military intelligence and counterintelligence adviser to the secretary and chief of staff of the Army, and the Army’s Intelligence Community representative.

He is a career intelligence officer, having served as the “2” at every level from battalion to combatant command. The depth of his leadership experience ranges from company commander to commanding general and senior mission commander. His Army, Joint Service and Special Operations assignments include service throughout the United States, the Republic of Korea, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Berrier earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, a master’s degree in general studies from Central Michigan University, and a master’s degree in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College.

His awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal (1OLC), Defense Superior Service Medal (2OLC), Legion of Merit (1OLC), and Bronze Star Medal (1OLC). Berrier also earned the Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, and Ranger Tab.