Arlene Greenfield Obituary

Service Information

Memorial Service

Sunday, September 21, 2014
10:00am - 1:00pm
Women's Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery

Graveside Service

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
9:00
Arlington National Cemetery
 
In Memory of

Col. Arlene F. Greenfield

September 21, 1949 - August 26, 2014
Obituary

Col. Arlene Greenfield was commissioned in the WAC in August 1971 and graduated from WOBC later that year. She served as an AG (Adjutant General Corps officer) in the US and Germany in positions of increasing importance, as well as TDY all over the world. Among the highlights: three successful commands, AMC (Army Materiel Command) Inspector General, Army representative for the DACOWITS (Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Service), DOD representative to the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Women Veterans, and deputy director/acting director for the Human Resources Directorate, ODCSPER (now G-1). Her military schools...
Col. Arlene Greenfield was commissioned in the WAC in August 1971 and graduated from WOBC later that year. She served as an AG (Adjutant General Corps officer) in the US and Germany in positions of increasing importance, as well as TDY all over the world. Among the highlights: three successful commands, AMC (Army Materiel Command) Inspector General, Army representative for the DACOWITS (Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Service), DOD representative to the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Women Veterans, and deputy director/acting director for the Human Resources Directorate, ODCSPER (now G-1). Her military schools included the Armed Forces Staff College and an Army fellowship at Harvard University. She retired as a colonel in 2001.

Incredibly active in retirement, she traveled extensively, served on and was chair of Ohio University's Women in Philanthropy and OU Alumnae associations, a member of the Chief of Staff, Army Retiree Council, the Ft. Myer Military Community Retiree Council, the Army Women Veteran's Association of No. Virginia (aka: NV 33), and many other organizations. She was a regular volunteer at the Reagan Airport USO, a supporter and active participant at the Smithsonian Institution, a board member of the Army Women's Foundation, and a member of the WIMSA Leadership Council. She was both partner and co-founder of Qualitative Research Service Consultants, Inc.


In lieu of flowers, we hope that you will consider a donation to one of the following organizations to which Arlene so generously contributed her time, talents and resources:
Ohio University: Donations can be made to the Arlene F. Greenfield Endowed Scholarship Fund by visiting www.ohio.edu/give

Army Women's Foundation: P.O. Box 5030, Fort Lee, VA 23801 or visit www.AWFDN.org.

Women's Memorial at Arlington: Dept. 560 Washington, DC 20042-­‐0560 or visit www.womensmemorial.org

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"I served with Colonel Greenfield in the late 1970's at 32d Army Air Defense Command, Darmstadt, Germany. We met again in 1993 at the U.S. Army War College,..." Ruth Kozak (Easthampton, MA)

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