Louisiana Army Explorers
Brigade (State) Command
BRIGADE (STATE) COMMANDER
Colonel (COL) Chadwick "Chad" LeJune, Sr.
The Brigade Commander is responsible for the overall day to day operation of the Louisiana Army Explorers and commands LAE headquarters and staff to assist him in commanding all subordinate units.
BRIGADE (STATE) DEPUTY COMMANDER
Colonel (COL) Brian Bishop
The Brigade Deputy Commander is second in command of LAE and
is responsible for the management of day-to-day activities.
The Brigade Deputy Commander is responsible to the State
BRIGADE (STATE) CHIEF OF STAFF
The State Chief of Staff is the Senior Staff Officer under the Brigade and Deputy Commanders. The Chief of Staff is third in command in the absence of the Brigade and Deputy Commanders. The Primary duties of the Chief of Staff is to oversee the operations of all LAE Headquarters Staff.
The Brigade Chief of Staff is responsible to the Brigade and Deputy Commanders
BRIGADE (STATE) COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR
Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Blaken McGee
The Brigade Command Sergeant Major is the highest enlisted rank in the Louisiana Army Explorers who is the enlisted advisor to the Brigade
Commander and Brigade Deputy Commander. The Brigade CSM serves as a monitor and advocate for the enlisted cadre and all cadets.
The Brigade Command Sergeant Major is responsible to the Deputy Commander.