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Special Air Warfare Symposium

Command Sergeant Major Robert Armstrong

Command Sergeant Major Robert Armstrong

U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command

Command Sergeant Major Rob Armstrong is a native of Manahawkin, New Jersey and enlisted in the Army July of 1997 as an Aircraft Power Plant Repairer. He attended Basic Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Eustis, Virginia.

Command Sergeant Major Armstrong has served in every enlisted leadership position from team leader to Brigade Command Sergeant Major. His stateside assignments include Hunter Army Airfield Georgia, Fort Hood Texas, Fort Campbell Kentucky, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord. His overseas assignments include Korea and Germany. He has deployed multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan. He served as the Command Sergeant Major for 4/160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Abn) at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. He most recently served as the Command Sergeant Major for 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division. 

Command Sergeant Major Armstrong’s military education includes the Basic Leader course, Advanced Leader course, Senior Leader course, Airborne school, Air Assault school, SERE Level C, Enlisted Green Platoon, Battle Staff course, First Sergeants course, and the Sergeants Major Academy. His civilian education includes a Bachelors of Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a Masters of Arts in Executive Leadership from Liberty University.

Command Sergeant Major Armstrong’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2nd award), the Meritorious Service Medal (4th award), the Army Commendation Medal (3rd award), the Army Achievement Medal (4th award), the Master Aircraft Crewman badge, the Basic Parachutist badge, the Air Assault badge and the Bronze Order of Saint Michael.


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