NGS Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) student, Nina Robinson, will receive the Brigadier General Wilma L. Vaught Military Women Service Scholarship at the Women Veterans Interactive Conference on November 12, 2015. She will be presented the scholarship by Brigadier General Wilma L. Vaught herself.
Ms. Robinson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in French, with a minor in Russian language studies from Rutgers University. Ms. Robinson also holds a Master of Arts degree in Public Administration from Central Michigan University and Master of Arts in National Security Affairs, with a concentration in European Regional Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School.
Ms. Robinson entered the Army in 1984, graduating as a distinguished Military Graduate from the University of Pennsylvania, Reserve Officer Training Corps. In 2008, following twenty three years of military service, Ms. Robinson retired from the United States Army with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Highlights of her service to the Nation include numerous assignments. Throughout her military career, she was assigned to a host of positions throughout Germany, the Republic of Korea and United States. She holds ten years’ experience as a Signal Officer with responsibility for the installation, operation and maintenance of Information Technology Systems supporting operations for military exercises and real world crises. She has also worked on various staffs in the Pentagon, located in the National Capital Region working with the Headquarters, Department of the Army G3 (Operations), Army G8 (Force Development), Army G3/5/7 (Strategy, Plans and Policy) and the Army Test and Evaluation Command. Her duties varied, spanning a host of responsibilities to include performing foreign area affairs and logistical operations in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operations Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operations New Dawn (OND). Ms. Robinson’s military career includes a secondary specialty as an European Foreign Area Office, comprising of extensive foreign assignments to various corners of the world, having lived and worked throughout Europe and Asia.
Ms. Robinson is currently enrolled with The National Graduate School of Quality Management in pursuit of a Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) and currently working as a contractor supporting the Department of Veteran Affairs’ initiatives.
Ms. Robinson’s military awards include the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.