MAJ Bell was commissioned in May 2004 from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. MAJ Bell completed the Adjutant General's Corps Officer Basic Course in 2004 and Captain's Career Course in 2011.
MAJ Bell’s first assignment was with the 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade of the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bliss, TX as the Assistant Brigade Human Resources Officer from October 2004 to July 2005. From August 2005 to October 2006, she served as the Battalion Human Resources Officer for the Special Troops Battalion of the newly formed 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. From October 2006 to December 2007, MAJ Bell was deployed to Mosul, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She remained the Battalion Human Resources Officer for the Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team when it was reflagged under the 1st Armored Division from March to May 2008.
MAJ Bell served as Company Commander from May 2008 to February 2010 for the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, United States Army Garrison, Fort Myer, VA. MAJ Bell's most recent assignment was 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 Fort Knox, KY.
MAJ Bell’s civilian education includes a Bachelor’s Degree 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.
MAJ Bell’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), the Army Commendation 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.
General Psychology for Leaders (PL100)