Major General Anderson is currently on active duty as the Deputy Chief, Army Reserve and is temporarily assigned to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Manpower and Reserve Affairs as the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Army - Training Readiness and Mobilization.
She has recently returned to active duty to lead the Total Army Personnel Integration Task Force. This Task Force was developed to improving policies, processes and procedures to create an integrated total force that fully leverages Human Capital capabilities and resources.
Maj. Gen Marcia M. Anderson became the Army's first-ever female African-American officer to obtain the rank of major general during a ceremony at Fort Knox, Kentucky on October 1, 2011.
She had previously assumed responsibility as Deputy Commander of the U.S. Army Human Resources Command in 2010. She has also served in a variety of staff positions at Battalion, Brigade, and Division level to include S-1, S-3, S-4, and G-1, as well as an Assistant Division G-3.
Awards and Decorations:
The Legion of Merit (with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster)
The Meritorious Service Medal (with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Physical Fitness Badge.