LTC (Ret) Deborah Scott spent 28 years in the United States Army, which included 10 years in the Reserves. She was born at Ft. Sill, OK and spent the next 22 years moving with her parents to various military locations that include GA, AL, TX, MI, AK, MA and ended in New Orleans, LA. She started her career in New Orleans, LA and has lived in VA, IA, MD, FL, KS, CO, TX and retired on her final tour at the Pentagon.
She has served in various positions that included Deputy S-3 and Executive Officer of two Transportation Battalions, Rear Detachment Commander of a Transportation Battalion, Operations Officer of a Division Headquarters and finally in the Army G-3 as a Mobilization Officer.
62 days after the September 11th bombing occurred, she mobilized her unit and moved to Ft. Eustic, VA for a yearlong requirement. The Transportation Battalion stationed over 400 personnel around the United States to escort the movement of civilian trucks hauling over 5000 loads of military equipment. She made sure the deployed troops were well taken care of with hotel accommodations and monetary support.
To finalize her career, while stationed at the Pentagon, she helped mobilize over 20,000 Reserve and National Guard personnel to various locations around the world. These locations included Iraq, Afghanistan, Germany and Italy, to name a few. She had daily meetings with General Officers and had to prepare a monthly briefing to the Army G-3.
Deborah has a Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies minor in Military Science, Masters of Arts in Organizational Management and went back to school for an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts.
Deborah has now retired from the military and moved to Iowa to be close to her parents. She has not stopped working even though she has “retired”. She owns an old Victorian house which she is slowing updating room by room .Her parents are David and Carolyn Scott. Siblings include Joan Sokol from Houston and Matthew Scott from Madrid Spain.