Deputy to the Garrison Commander


Biography

Ms. Kathryn E. McNeely began her career in Omaha, Nebraska as an accountant at Northern Border Pipeline, and subsequently accepted a position as a Budget Analyst with Department of Army, USAG Giessen, Germany in 1987. 

She has held a variety of budget and accounting positions within the Dept. of Army and the Defense Finance & Accounting Services prior to settling at Fort Riley, KS in 1993 to assume positions as the Installation Accountant, Garrison Strategic Planner, and Chief, Plans, Analysis & Integration Office. 

From December 2009 through 2013, Ms. McNeely assumed responsibility as a Region Installation Support Team specialist with oversight for all Reserve Component installations within IMCOM Central (Fort Hunter Liggett, Camp Parks, and Fort McCoy) and final responsibility over Forts Hood, Riley, and Carson. 

In 2013, Ms. McNeely was selected to a temporary developmental assignment as the Deputy, Garrison Manager, Rock Island Arsenal, IL, and in July 2013, selected to serve as the Acting Deputy Garrison Commander, White Sands Missile Range, NM, prior to assuming the position permanently in July 2014.

College Education:

  • MA, National Security & Strategic Studies, USNWC
  • MSBA, Boston University
  • BSBA, Accounting, University of Nebraska, Omaha

Significant Training/Special Skills:

  • Leadership New Mexico
  • Flint Hills Leadership
  • Army Management Staff College

Activities, Awards and Honors:

  • Superior Civilian Service Award, 1999, 2014, 2018
  • Stalwart Award, 2013
  • Commander’s Award, 1998, 2014

Professional Memberships and Associations:

  • Leadership New Mexico

Kathryn E. McNeely