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Major General (Ret.) Kurt Sonntag

Major General (Ret.) Kurt Sonntag

CEO & CIO, Strategic Overwatch Consulting

MG(R) Kurt Sonntag spent decades in the U.S. Army, culminating in the role of Commanding General for the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center & School at Fort Bragg, NC and oversaw modernization and development for the U.S. Army Special Operations Command enterprise.

Prior to this, Kurt commanded both Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa and Special Operations Command South.

Kurt was a National Security Fellow at Harvard University. He also earned a Master of Arts in National Security & Strategic Studies at the United States Naval War College, a Master of Arts in Military History at Louisiana State University, and a Bachelor of Science at the United States Military Academy

Currently Kurt owns and operates Strategic Overwatch Consulting located in North Carolina.


  • We are extremely excited to convene the community at SOF Week 2024. This convention for U.S. and International SOF will include a diverse slate of programs, to include professional development sessions, interactive discussions about the future of SOF, and an up-close view of some of the best tech available to our warfighters. GSOF looks forward to working with USSOCOM to make SOF Week 2024 an impactful event.
    Stuart Bradin
    President and CEO, GSOF


Co-sponsorship of this event does not imply endorsement of GSOF, its services, or products by the United States Government, the Department of Defense, or U.S. Special Operations Command.