Meet This Year's Grand Marshall
COLONEL LISA M. LAMB
U.S. ARMY GARRISON FORT HUNTER LIGGETT
Colonel Lisa M. Lamb grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and began her military career with the U.S. Air Force as an enlisted Supply Specialist. Following her four years of service, Lamb attended Christopher Newport University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, and an Army ROTC commission as a Second Lieutenant. She also earned three other graduate degrees: a Master of Business Administration from Southern Connecticut State University; a Master of Public Administration from the University of Michigan; and most recently, a Master of Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.
Colonel Lamb’s military education includes the Quartermaster Officer Basic Course, the Combined Logistics Captains Career Course (CLC3), Combined Arms Services Staff School (CAS3), Command and General Staff College (CGSC), Advanced Joint Professional Military Education (AJPME), the Army Force Management Functional Area Qualification Course, the Reserve Component National Security Course, and the United States Army War College.
Colonel Lamb’s previous assignments include: Director, Secretary of the Joint Staff, at U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany; The Pentagon, as Headquarters Department of the Army, Force Integration Officer; 311th Signal Command, Honolulu (Hawaii), as the G37 Branch Chief; United States Forces Afghanistan as the Strategic Movements Branch Chief; 196th Support Battalion, Honolulu (Hawaii) as the Battalion Executive Officer; 9th Mission Support Command, Honolulu (Hawaii) as the HQ Commandant, G4 Plans Officer and Deputy G4; the University of Michigan, as an Assistant Professor of Military Science for the Army ROTC Detachment, Ann Arbor, Michigan; and the 80th Training Division, G4 Plans and Operations Officer, Richmond, Virginia.
Colonel Lamb’s awards and decorations include: the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal, Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom Campaign Medals and the Army Staff Badge. Lisa is married to Colonel (retired) Patrick A. Lamb, who is an Accredited Financial Counsellor (AFC) specializing in support to military families. They have four daughters.