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Colonel Angela Scott


COL Angela Scott hails from Quinton, Oklahoma. She commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps from the Virginia Military Institute in 2001, as a Chemical Officer and member of the college’s first co-ed class.


Angela has worked or advised in eight countries around the world, and has two deployments to Operation Iraqi Freedom, garnering experience with Joint and Multi-Component organizations. Her areas of expertise are organizational leadership and management, senior advisement, strategic communication, multi-national and joint planning/integration, national security policy, and defense management. Angela’s previous position was as America’s First Corps Chief of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives, managing the Corps’ Defense CBRN Response Force mission, and CBRNE operational readiness and engagements across the Indo-Pacific.


COL Scott’s previous assignments include leadership positions as a CBRN Reconnaissance Platoon Leader, Military Police Detention Company Commander, CBRNE Coordination Element Chief, and Corps Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion Commander. Her staff experience includes battalion logistics and operations officers for 83d Chemical Battalion and 88th Brigade Support Battalion, operations officer for 48th Chemical Brigade, executive officer for 2d Chemical Battalion, Secretary of the General’s Staff for 20th CBRNE Command, CBRNE Chief for America’s First Corps, and Force Protection Branch Chief, FDB, HQDA G8. Educator assignments include Instructor/Writer for the United States Army CBRN School, Instructor/Writer of Army Tactics and Doctrine for the Command and General Staff College, and Defense Support to Civil Authorities Level II Instructor.


Angela holds certifications in Army Red Teaming, How the Army Runs, and Small Group Instructor/Facilitator/Writer. In 2015, she attended the second co-ed Ranger Training and Assessment Course, as part of the Army’s preparation to open Ranger School to women. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Virginia Military Institute, a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Webster University, and a Masters in Strategic Studies from United States Army War College. She is an alum of the USAWC National Security Policy Program.


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