Marine Detachment, Presidio of Monterey
Lieutenant Colonel Anna Voyne

LtCol Voyne was born in Guadalajara, Mexico.  She earned her commission through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps program at the University of San Diego, graduating in 2001 with a Bachelors of Arts in International Relations.  LtCol Voyne executed orders to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in 2002 where she served as Deputy Finance Officer in Charge (OIC) for Marine Corps Air Bases Western Area.   In 2003, LtCol Voyne deployed to Kuwait in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF).

In 2006, LtCol Voyne graduated from the Marine Air Ground Task Force Intelligence Officer Course.  She executed orders to Okinawa, Japan for duty with III Marine Expeditionary Force and served as the G-2 Air Combat Element OIC from 2007 to 2008.  During this period, LtCol Voyne supported three bilateral military exercises and deployed to Rangoon, Burma in support of the Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief (HADR) mission, Joint Task Force (JTF) CARING RESPONSE, where she managed the G-2 cell’s intelligence collection, analysis, reporting, and threat estimates.

In 2008, LtCol Voyne reported to Camp Pendleton, California for duty with 3rd Marine Air Wing as the Marine Aircraft Group 39 Headquarters S-2 OIC, providing intelligence support for eleven squadrons.  In 2009, LtCol Voyne deployed to Iraq in support of OIF, serving as Finance Intelligence Officer for Multi-National Corps-Iraq.

In 2010, LtCol Voyne reported to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) for training as a China Foreign Area Officer (FAO). She graduated with honors from the Defense Language Institute’s Mandarin Chinese Course and received a Master’s Degree in Security Studies from NPS in March 2012.  In June 2012, LtCol Voyne moved to Beijing, China to execute In Country Training where she traveled extensively throughout China and Southeast Asia.

From 2013 to 2015, LtCol Voyne was assigned as the lead planner and Deputy G-2 at 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade in Okinawa, Japan.  During this time, LtCol Voyne participated in numerous large-scale, multi-national exercises and real-world operations including representing the U.S. military forces in Taiwan and China. 

In the summer of 2015, LtCol Voyne received orders to Marine Cryptologic Support Battalion in Fort Meade, Maryland, where she served as the Executive Officer for one-year.  She then served as the Bravo Company Commander until 2017, supporting the National Security Agency’s worldwide mission.

LtCol Voyne was selected to and graduated from the School of Advanced Warfighting in 2018.  Upon graduation, LtCol Voyne received orders to Marine Corps Forces, Pacific (MARFORPAC), where she was selected as the Commander’s Action Group Director.  In this capacity she provided analysis of global and regional issues impacting strategic posture and war plans directly to the MARFORPAC Commander.  In 2019, LtCol Voyne was assigned to MARFORPAC G-5 as the lead planner for the China Operations Plan, the highest priority in the Indo-Pacific, and then as the MARFOPAC G-2 Lead Planner from 2020-2021.  LtCol Voyne was stationed in Okinawa, Japan from 2021-2022 where she served as the 1st MAW G-2.  She is currently serving as the Commanding Officer of the Marine Corps Detachment at the Presidio of Monterey Language Institute.