COL Allison Stewart entered the Army in 1994 upon commissioning from the Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Western Michigan University. Originally serving as a Signal Officer in Korea and Fort Campbell, Kentucky, she transitioned to be an Operations Research and Systems Analyst (ORSA) in 2000. As an ORSA, she has served in a variety of positions and deployed once to Iraq and twice to Afghanistan. Most notably, she spent five and a half years working for the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army for Personnel (G 1) during which she was the lead action officer for planning and briefing the personnel drawdown. She arrived to US Cyber Command, following an assignment to Headquarters, Department of the Army.
COL Stewart’s notable awards include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Army Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Joint Service Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf cluster, and the Air Assault Badge.
She lives in Arlington, VA, and is a proud single mom to two beautiful daughters, Alexandra and Alicia.