McLeish is studying computer security at Fort Gordon; one of only eight warrant officers selected for program
January 28, 2010 · 1:43 PM
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Carrie A. McLeish (Joslin), a 1989 graduate of Friday Harbor High School, is studying computer security at Fort Gordon, Ga.
The school is a nine-month program. She was one of only eight selected from 50 of the Army’s top warrant officers to participate in this course.
Previously, CWO McLeish was stationed at the Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island, Ill. McLeish also completed two tours in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom as part of the 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division.
CWO McLeish joined the Army in 1990 and took her basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C., and her advanced training at Fort Gordon. She spent two years at the Pentagon, four years in Germany, three years at Fort Lewis, and three years at Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks, Alaska.
CWO McLeish is the daughter of David Joslin, Beaverton, Ore.; and Bobbie and Glen Gullickson of Friday Harbor. She has two children, Brandon, 16, and Zachery, 12. Her mother and stepfather are currently “deployed” to Fort Gordon to assist with "grandparently" duties while CWO McLeish is traveling in the course of her schooling.