Brigadier General Patricia M. Anslow is Assistant Adjutant General - Army, Arkansas National Guard and also serves as Commander, Joint Force Headquarters. As Commander, General Anslow supervises the Joint Staff for Arkansas National Guard and provides command and control for the 233rd Regional Training Institute, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center, the Fort Chaffee Maneuver Training Center and Camp Robinson Maneuver Training Center. She provides the vision and direction for all aspects of personnel, operations, logistics and strength maintenance for the units and the staff. She prepares the training and infrastructure strategic plans that ensure sustainable training opportunities for state, regional and national customers of the two installations and training centers. As Assistant Adjutant General, General Anslow manages the organizational structure to support joint operations for defense support of civil authority activities. This position is the TAG's primary designee for dual-status commander in the event of a national response for defense support of civil authorities.
General Anslow was commissioned in the Corps of Engineers at West Point, New York in 1989. She deployed as a platoon leader with the 100th Engineer Company during Desert Shield/Desert Storm. In 1993 she became a member of the Arkansas Army National Guard. General Anslow was Commander, 875th Engineer Battalion, Arkansas Army National Guard, and deployed the unit in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from September 2006 to September 2007. During the Surge Operations the Battalion also served as the Task Force Engineers for the 3rd Infantry Division. She served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Engineering during the design and construction of several Armed Forces Readiness Centers throughout the state. General Anslow commanded the 87th Troop Command from July 2010 to June 2012 mobilizing several of her subordinate units in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom prior to her promotion.