AZ Guard Training Site receives new commander

AZ Guard Training Site receives new commander

Lt. Col. Vinson, garrison commander of Camp Navajo, speaks to Arizona Army National Guard Soldiers as she assumes command on Friday, July 10 at Camp Navajo (Air National Guard photo by SSgt. Micah Hill/Released)

Bellemont, Ariz. – The Arizona Army National Guard’s training site, Camp Navajo, welcomes a new commander during a ceremony here, July 10.


Lt. Col. Anita Vinson assumes command of Camp Navajo garrison component after completing her prior assignment as the Chief of the Sustainability Team for the Army National Guard.


Vinson, an Engineer Officer,comes to the command with experiences ranging from a combat heavy construction company at the state level to construction programming at the national level. She was commissioned in the Army National Guard through the Georgia State Officer Candidate School program.  She also received a Master’s of Science in Management from the University of Maryland, University College.


 “Thank you for the opportunity to lead you and serve you,” said Vinson. “Let us stay motivated and focused as we proceed to the next level together.”


Camp Navajo Garrison Operations supports training operations, industrial storage, community initiatives, and the MWR (Moral, Welfare and Recreation) program for the Arizona National Guard.Camp Navajo's Garrison Operations provides logistics, engineering, administrative, fire, and security support enhance the training and storage missions.