Colonel Kathryn Burba, USA

2011-2012 Military Fellow, U.S. Army


National security, logistics, organizational leadership; Asia.


Colonel Kathryn Burba joins CFR after being deployed for one year to Afghanistan as the logistics officer for the NATO training Mission. Prior to that she commanded a logistics Company, Battalion and Brigade in the Republic of Korea over three tours. She served as the military aide to the Secretary of the Army and served on the Joint staff twice.

Burba holds a BA from Colorado State University in political science and holds two MA degrees, one in military art and science and another in strategic studies.

CFR Events

Roundtable Meeting

21st Century Warfare: Female Engagement Teams


Zoe Bedell, Analyst, Foros LLC and Former Lieutenant, U.S. Marine Corps, Claire Russo, CFR International Affairs Fellow, Institute for Inclusive Security, Civilian Adviser to the U.S. Army, and Former Lieutenant, U.S. Marine Corps


Colonel Kathryn Burba, USA, Military Fellow, U.S. Army, Council on Foreign Relations, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy and Deputy Director, Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations
December 14, 2011

This meeting is not for attribution.