Bishop Garrison

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Bishop Garrison (@BishopGarrison) is a senior national security executive, veteran, and writer who has served in the military, presidential administrations and campaigns, the nonprofit community, and the private sector throughout his 20 year career. He currently serves as an executive in the tech industry. He is a former political appointee SES in the federal government and served multiple roles in nonprofit leadership, on several presidential campaigns, and was a member of the Biden-Harris Transition Team. Bishop attended the United States Military Academy at West Point graduating in 2002. He served two tours in Iraq with the U.S. Army. Following his service, Bishop graduated from the William and Mary School of Law in Williamsburg, VA.

Bishop is the recipient of two Bronze Stars, a Meritorious Service Medal, and a Combat Action Badge. His civilian accolades and awards include multiple medals from the Office of the Secretary of Defense as well as several citations from the Department of Homeland Security and the Obama administration’s White House. Bishop also received the 2017 Taylor Reveley “Citizen Lawyer” Award from the College of William and Mary Law School. Currently, Bishop resides in Northern Virginia with his family. He enjoys reading, creative writing, workouts, and playing and watching sports.

Articles by this author:

Regulating Artificial Intelligence Requires Balancing Rights, Innovation


Jan 11th, 2023

Why We Serve: Upholding the Democratic Process


Nov 11th, 2022

Representation at the Top: The Importance of Race in the Austin Nomination Debate


Dec 11th, 2020

Trump’s Veto Threat Over Confederate-Named Bases Erodes U.S. Security and American Values

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Nov 25th, 2020

Congress Must Seize This Chance to Help Demilitarize Law Enforcement

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Jul 15th, 2020

Decoy Amendment Jeopardizes the Moment for Renaming Confederate-Dubbed Bases

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Jun 29th, 2020

At Confederate-Named Army Bases, Highlight US Ideals By Renaming Them for Honorable Figures

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Jun 10th, 2020

Congress Must Act to Protect Those Who’ve Supported Us in Syria

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Nov 11th, 2019

One Key Instrument to Confront China and Climate Change

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Jul 8th, 2019

New Zealand Attacks: A Wake-Up Call to Counter Far-Right Extremist Violence

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Mar 15th, 2019

There Is An Answer for Progressive National Security, and There Always Has Been


Oct 5th, 2018

The National Security Threat of Trump’s Defense Budget


May 29th, 2018

I’ve Been Part of the Problem: Politicizing General Officer Influence


Feb 13th, 2018

Veterans and Others Who Serve


Nov 10th, 2017

A Dream Deferred: Rescinding DACA Makes Us Less Secure


Sep 12th, 2017

We’ve Been Here Before: Discriminating Against Those Who Volunteer to Serve


Jul 26th, 2017

Leaving the Paris Climate Agreement: A Veteran’s Perspective


Jun 6th, 2017

A Few Good Generals: The Dangers of Serving in the Trump Administration

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May 19th, 2017