Thomaston native Captain Anaistasia D. Holston attended Georgia Southern University, where she commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program. She earned a bachelor’s degree in child and family development. In addition, CPT Holston holds a master’s degree from Webster University, where she majored in management and leadership.
CPT Holston has served as a signal platoon leader with 324th Expeditionary Signal Battalion (ESB), HHC Executive Officer (324th ESB), Signal Support OIC for 257th Transportation Battalion, and Platoon Leader for the Maneuver Team for 2-347th Regiment Battalion.
In 2015, CPT Holston served as the Coalition Forces Land Component Command Forward C (USARCENT) C6 Battle Captain. She has served as the G-37 Projects Officer of a forward deployed Theater Signal Command, supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Operation Inherent Resolve, Operation Spartan Shield and Theater Operations in 2017.
She arrived at Fort Hood Dec. 12, 2018, where she became the Battalion S-6 OIC for 2-7 VAV, 3ABCT, ICD. During her time in 2-7 CAV, CPT Holston was deployed to Camp Humphrey, South Korea in support of Republic of Korea.
CPT Holston is a graduate of the Signal Basic Officer Leadership Course (BOLC) and the Signal Captain Career Course (SCCC). CPT Holston’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and Overseas Ribbon.
She is the daughter of Deborah Holston and the late Vincent Holston.