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Patricia M. Anslow

MAJOR GENERAL & CHIEF OF STAFF
U.S. SOUTHERN COMMAND
EX OFFICIO

Major General Patricia M. Anslow received her commission through the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York in 1989. She has attended numerous military schools including the Army Senior Leader Development Program - Intermediate, Army Senior Leader Development Program - Basic, United States Army War College, Dual Status Commanders Course, NATO Defense College (General Officer/Flag Officer and Ambassador's Course), and Harvard University, Senior Executives in National and International Security. Major General Anslow reported to U. S. Southern Command in July 2018 and currently serves as the Chief of Staff.

Major General Anslow’ s command and leadership assignments have included: Platoon leader, 100th Engineer Company; Installation Support Unit Commander, Arkansas Army National Guard; Battalion Commander, 875th Engineer Battalion, Commander, 87th Troop Command; Commander, Land Component Command/ Deputy Commanding General, First United States Army; and; Deputy Commanding General, United States Army South.

Her staff positions include: Executive Officer, 100th Engineer Company and 875th Engineer Battalion; Personnel Officer, 30th Engineer Battalion; Operations Officer 25th Support Detachment, 875th Engineer Battalion, and Detachment 1, 87th Troop Command; Deputy Chief of Staff, Engineering, Joint Force Headquarters; Director, Facility Management Office, Joint Force Headquarters; Assistant Adjutant General; Chief of Staff, Kosovo Forces, and; Special Assistant to the Vice, Chief, National Guard Bureau.

Major General Anslow’s operational deployments have been with the 100th Engineer Company, 30th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade, Saudi Arabia; Commander of the 875th Engineer Battalion, 411th Engineer Brigade, Baghdad, Iraq; Chief of Staff, Kosovo Forces.

Her personal decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster), National Defense Service Medal (with Bronze Service Star), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal (with 3 Bronze Service Stars), Iraq Campaign Medal (with Bronze Service Star).