Lt. Col. Jeannette Molina

Lieutenant Colonel Jeannette M. Molina graduated from the University of Louisville with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and was commissioned in the Adjutant General’s Corps in 2003.  She holds a Masters of Arts in Union Labor and Human Resources. 

 

Following graduation from Adjutant General Corps Officer Basic Course, Lt. Col. Molina was assigned to 2d Chemical Battalion, 13th Sustainment Command, Fort Hood, Texas where she was the Postal Platoon leader for 4th Platoon, 151st Postal Company.  She deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM II where she was the Postal Officer in Charge for the Liberty Army Postal Office.  She later served as the Executive Officer for the 151st Postal Company and as the Battalion S1 for 2d Chemical Battalion.  Later, she was assigned as the Operations Officer and then Executive Officer for the Columbus, Ohio Military Entrance Processing Station.    

 

After graduating from the Adjutant General’s Captains Career Course, Lt. Col. Molina was assigned to the Headquarters, United States Army Recruiting Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky, where she served as the Chief, Enlisted Management Branch and then Chief, Strength Management Branch.  She was later assigned as the Brigade S-1 for 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, 32d Army Air Missile and Defense Command, Fort Bliss, Texas before deploying in 2012 to Al Udeid, Qatar during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM.

 

After graduating from the United States Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Lt. Col. Molina was selected to command the El Paso Military Entrance Processing Station in Fort Bliss, Texas.  Following completion of command, she was assigned as a Board Recorder and later Executive Officer for Department of the Army Secretariat, Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky.  She then was assigned as the Chief, Personnel Management and thereafter, the Executive Officer, General Officer Management Office, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army, Washington, DC.  Finally, she served as the Military Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, Headquarters Department of the Army, Washington, DC.    

 

Lt. Col. Molina’s awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), the Joint Commendation Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (1 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal, and the Army Staff Identification Badge.