MAJ Bridgette Bell
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MAJ Bridgette Bell was commissioned in May 2004 from the United States Military Acaedemy, West Point, NY into the Adjutant General's Corps. Her first assignment was as the Assistant Brigade Human Resources Officer, 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade of the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bliss, TX until July 2005. From August 2005 to May 2008 she served as the Battalion Human Resources Officer for the Special Troops Battalion of the newly formed 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. MAJ Bell was deployed to Mosul, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08 and remained the Battalion Human Resources Officer for the Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team when it was reflagged under the 1st Armored Division.
MAJ Bell served as Company Commander from May 2008 to February 2010 for the second largest company in the US Army, the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, United States Army Garrison, Fort Myer, VA. MAJ Bell served as Aide-de-Camp to The Adjutant General of the US Army from February 2010 to May 2011 while assigned the US Army Human Resources Command in Alexandria, VA and for its transition to Fort Knox, KY. She served as Assistant Professor and Course Director and in the Engineering Psychology Program, Department of Behavioral Sciences & Leadership at the United States Military Academy and taught General Psychology for Leaders, Experiemental Psychology, and Anthropometrics & Biomechanics.
MAJ Bell’s civilian education includes a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Life Sciences, with an Engineering concentration in Computer Science from the United States Military Academy, a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Management from Jones International University, and a Master of Science in Human Systems Integration from the Naval Postgraduate School. Her awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), the Army Commendation Medal (three awards), the Army Achievement Medal (two awards), the National Defense Service Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, and the Army Overseas Service Ribbon. She is also the recipient of the Adjutant General’s Corps Association COL Robert L. Manning Achievement Medal and the Junior ROCK of the Year award from the Washington DC Chapter of The ROCKS, Inc.
Bridgette is a native of Mississippi and a fourth generation US Army Soldier and a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, The ROCKS, Inc., and was an associate member of the National Naval Officers Association in Monterey, CA. In addition to working with the Boys and Girls Club of America and Volunteers of America at a NYC homeless shelter, she is an avid supporter of service and ministry opportunities at every duty station, especially those that foster the development of young middle and high school students. Bridgette furthered her service aspirations in November 2015 by founding "Brogans," a not-for-profit organization that recycles uniforms and footwear to fund art therapy services for servicemembers and assistance programs for homeless veterans.