Timothy M. Byrne
Program Manager, Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI)
Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Timothy Byrne is the Program Manager for GPOI and provides faculty oversight in the area of simulation and gaming for peace support operations. LTC (Ret.) Byrne oversees the training of peacekeeping instructor cadres, Staff Officers, Military Observers and UN Civil-Military Coordination (UN-CIMIC) Officers in more than 30 countries, as well as organizing and conducting national contingent pre deployment training for selected UN Member States. He has assisted in arranging US government support associated with the development of more than 20 national and regional peacekeeping training centers.
Prior to joining CCMR, LTC (Ret.) Byrne has served in Africa supporting the UN’s first peace enforcement mission on the continent. LTC Byrne served as the Chief, Ceasefire and Disarmament Division, United Nations Operation in Somalia II (UNOSOM II) Force Command—and as an Operations/Plans Officer with US Forces Somalia. He commanded the Army Aviation Readiness Group, Sixth US Army (1994-1995).