Deputy to the Garrison Commander
Mr. Justin O. Mitchell
Mr. Justin Mitchell arrived at Fort Bragg in June 2014 after serving as the Deputy to the Garrison Commander Fort Rucker, Alabama from August 2009 to June 2014. Prior to this assignment Mr. Mitchell attended and graduated from the United States Army War College, Carlisle Pennsylvania. Prior to attending the Senior Service College Mr. Mitchell was the Deputy to the Garrison Commander Schweinfurt, Germany from 2002-2008. His previous assignments include, Director of Community Activities 282nd Base Support Battalion Hohenfels, Germany and Assistant Director of Community Activities at the 409th Base Support Battalion in Vilseck, Germany, and Family Support Division Chief and Army Community Service Officer at Camp Zama, Japan. Prior to joining the federal service in 1993, he worked for five years in Arizona as a child abuse investigator.
Mr. Mitchell’s education includes graduation from Dawson County High School and Dawson Community College. He graduated from Montana State University-Billings with a double major bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology. Mr. Mitchell completed his Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma and in 2009 was awarded a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.
His significant training includes: United States Army War College, Army Management Staff College, Garrison Pre-Command Course, National Security Personnel System and Pay Pool Manager Training, Lean Six Sigma Senior Leader Course, Mediation Training, Facilitators School, Personnel Management Training for New Executives. He is also a member of the United States Army War College Alumni Association.
His awards include the following: Superior Civilian Service Award, two Commander’s Awards for Civilian Service, and two leadership awards while attending Army Management Staff College. He was selected as the vice president civilian leader at the Army War College. Mr. Mitchell has several hundred hours as a professional speaker, educator and trainer experience as well as television and radio appearances.
Mr. Mitchell is accompanied at Fort Bragg by his lovely wife, the former Michelle Duvall of Geraldine, Montana. They have been married since 1991 and have two children, Danielle and Trent.