Lieutenant Colonel Cameron Turner
Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Cameron Turner joins the Military Science Department as Chair and Professor of Military Science. He was born and raised in Missoula, Montana where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and all outdoor activities with his parents and two sisters.
Cameron attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and graduated in 2006. He branched Aviation and learned to fly the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter before immediately deploying to Mosul, Iraq with the 4-6 Air Cavalry Squadron. Cameron earned his masters from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville before returning to West Point as an instructor. The majority of his career was serving on leadership positions from the platoon to the brigade echelons before advancing to both the 2- and 3-star general’s staff that helped strengthen our allies around the world. His operational, and academic, assignments have ensured his preparedness to lead the ROTC Golden Lions battalion that includes Claremont McKenna College, Azusa Pacific, Cal Poly Pomona, Cal Baptist, UC Riverside, and Cal State San Bernardino.
Cameron is married to Colleen where they stay busy with their four boys that were born in 2014, 2016, and twins in 2018. The Turner family enjoys all outdoor activities, trying to improve our fishing skills, and spending time on the many beautiful beaches.