Lieutenant Colonel Cameron Fitzsimmons is a native of North Carolina. She is a 2003 graduate of Duke University and received her commission into the United States Marine Corps via the NROTC program.
After completion of The Basic School and Ground Supply Officer Course, she joined Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 1 where she served as the Supply Officer.
In December 2005, she reported to the Supply Management Unit at 1st Supply Battalion and then deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Following her return, she reported to Combat Logistics Battalion 11 as the Supply Detachment Officer in Charge and deployed with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit.
Upon completion of the WESTPAC-07 deployment, LtCol Fitzsimmons was selected for Marine Officer Instructor duty at the University of Minnesota. During the tour, she also served as a Platoon Commander at Officer Candidate School and completed Expeditionary Warfare School (non-resident).
In 2011, she was assigned as the Supply Officer at Marine Air Support Squadron-1. She then transferred to 2d Low Altitude Defense Battalion where she served as the Headquarters and Service Battery Commander.
In 2014, LtCol Fitzsimmons was selected as a CMC Fellow to the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and became a member of the Military Liaison Team. During the fellowship, she served as a Humanitarian Assistance Advisor to the Military at CENTCOM, served on the Iraq and Syria Response Management Team, and deployed to the US Embassy in Baghdad in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. She reported to Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island in 2015 where she served as the Executive Officer, Support Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, Depot Clothing Officer, and Supply and Services Officer in Charge. She also completed Command and Staff College (non-resident). During her time in Beaufort, she also served as the S-4 Officer at Marine Aircraft Group-31 on MCAS Beaufort.
Her personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (sixth award) and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (second award). She also holds a Master’s of Science degree in International Relations. She is married to LtCol Ross Fearon, and they have three daughters: Alexandria, Holly, and Lila Hope.