Colonel Colby Wyatt

Director, Joint Staff

Colonel Colby B. Wyatt is the Director of the Joint Staff - Oklahoma National Guard. He is responsible for directing the activities of the Army and Air  Joint Staff and is the principal advisor to The Adjutant General on domestic operations. Colonel Wyatt oversees the readiness of Oklahoma National
Guard personnel, provides oversight of all military support, protection, and domestic operations, and promotes shared awareness with The Adjutant General, National Guard Bureau, United States Northern Command, and joint/interagency partners. When directed, Colonel Wyatt serves as the state's Joint Task Force Commander and/or Dual Status Commander.

Colonel Wyatt commissioned in 1996 through the Oklahoma Military Department Officer Candidate School, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He has commanded at the company, battalion, and brigade levels including Commander, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard and Commander 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, Oklahoma Army National Guard. Prior to receiving his commission, Colonel Wyatt served five years as an enlisted Soldier in the Oklahoma Army National Guard.