In observance of Women’s History Month, Cameron University’s Office of Student Development will present LTC (Ret.) Alissa Deuel Turner on Tuesday, March 10. Turner will speak about her career and leadership in the U.S. Army at 1:30 p.m. in the Shepler Ballroom. The event is open to the public at no charge.
A native of Frostburg, Md., Turner is a 1985 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a B.A. in German. Immediately upon graduating from college, she entered active duty in the U.S. Army as an Ordnance officer. During her Army career, she was stationed at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md.; Fort Lewis, Wash.; South Korea; Fort Leavenworth, Kans.; Hawaii; and Washington, D.C., serving as both a Logistics and Personnel Manager. She retired from active duty in 2005 following more than 20 years of active service.
Since her retirement, Turner has worked for the Fairfax County School Board in addition to being active in her community and church. She is married to Brigadier General William Turner, Commandant, Field Artillery School and Chief of Field Artillery, Fort Sill.
For more information, contact the Office of Student Development at 581-2209.
March 3, 2015