Capt Leonie T. Campbell, USMC
Instructor of Leadership
Captain Leonie Campbell graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Engineering and was commissioned into the United States Marine Corps in May 2006. She attended The Basic School in Quantico, Virginia as a member of Echo Company. Upon graduation from TBS, Capt Campbell was designated as a Communications Officer and attended the Basic Communication Officers Course.
After completion of BCOC, she reported to 8th Communication Battalion, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina in January 2008. 2ndLt Campbell was assigned as the S-4A and tasked as the S-4 Platoon Commander, Armory Officer, Safety Officer, and HAZMAT Officer for the battalion. In June 2008, 1stLt Campbell assumed the duties as the platoon commander of Transmissions Platoon for the battalion's deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2009. In Iraq, 1stLt Campbell was responsible for 65 Marines at 5 separate bases with 8 critical satellite and terrestrial communication links and 13 microwave links in the Al Anbar province.
Upon redeployment from OIF, 1stLt Campbell executed orders to 1st Radio Battalion, Camp Pendleton, CA to assume the duties of the Battalion S-6 Officer. She deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom 10.1 to Helmand Province where she planned and executed the installation of the Top Secret Sensitive Compartmentalized Information communications infrastructure in support of 1st Radio Battalion across Camp Leatherneck, FOB Dwyer, and FOB Deleram and numerous patrol and combat post. 1stLt Campbell provided detailed planning, execution oversight, and personnel and equipment support for the network architecture install and relocation of the Regional Command – Southwest's Intelligence Operations Center.
During work-ups for Operation Enduring Freedom 12, Captain Campbell assumed command as the Headquarters and Support Company Commander while continuing to fill the billet of the Battalion S-6 Officer. In command of a company of approximately 300 Marines, Capt Campbell ensured that the headquarter and support elements completed all pre-deployment training requirements, integrated with their intelligence community counterparts for all field training exercises, attended all possible additional training to enable the Marines to best execute the mission, and deployed successfully to OEF.
Captain Campbell is now serving as a Leadership Instructor in the Leadership, Ethics, and Law Department at the United States Naval Academy and will be teaching NL310 for the Fall Semester.