Lt. Col. Damon S. Robins
Lt. Col. Damon S. Robins is a 1996 graduate of Gardner-Webb University located in Western North Carolina and upon serving 2 years as an enlisted soldier, he earned his commission as a Second Lieutenant through the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School in 1998. His professional military education includes graduating from the Air Defense Artillery Basic Course, the Infantry Captain's Career Course, the Special Forces Qualification Course, the Special Forces Advanced Reconnaissance Target Analysis and Exploitation Techniques Course, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the Naval War College, and earned his Master of Science in Defense Analysis degree from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California.
Lt. Col. Robins has served in a multitude of leadership positions and assignments in support of Operations ENDURING FREEDOM (OEF), IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF), INHERENT RESOLVE (OIR) and include Platoon Leader and Battery Executive Officer with 2-44 Air Defense Artillery at Fort Campbell, KY; Detachment Commander, Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha (ODA) 335, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, NC; Detachment Commander, ODA 3221 and Troop 1 Commander, Bravo Company (Crisis Response Force (CRF)), 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne); G37 Individual Training Chief, US Army Special Operations Command; Naval Postgraduate School Internship in support of OEF; Commander, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) Operations Detachment, Fort Bragg, NC; Commander, Bravo Company (CRF), 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne); Deputy Commander, Special Operations Task Force – Iraq; and recently, served as the Deputy Current Operations, Joint Special Operations Command.
Lt. Col. Robins' awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with 3 OLC, Purple Heart, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with 2 OLC, Army Commendation Medal with 2 OLC, and the Army Achievement Medal. He has also earned the Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, Military Free Fall Parachutist Badge, Special Operations Diver Badge, Air Assault Badge, U.S. Army Basic Recruiter Badge, Ranger Tab, and Special Forces Tab.
Command Sergeant Major
Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Crofoot
Command Sergeant Major Todd Crofoot is a native of Boonville, NY, and he enlisted in the U.S. Army in September 1993 as a Combat Engineer MOS 12B.
He attended basic training and advanced individual training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri in 1993.
CSM Crofoot served as an Armored Combat Earthmover (ACE) operator, an engineer squad member, team leader and a squad leader as a combat engineer. CSM Crofoot has also served as a recruiter (Greece Recruiting Station), Center Commander (Henrietta Recruiting Station and Rochester Main Recruiting Station), First Sergeant (Burlington Recruiting Company, Pittsburgh Recruiting Company, Tacoma Recruiting Company, and Seattle Recruiting Company), Operations Sergeant Major (Seattle Recruiting Battalion), Assistant Director of the Non-residents Sergeants Major Course, and Battalion Command Sergeant Major (Seattle Recruiting Battalion and now Houston Recruiting Battalion .
CSM Crofoot's assignments include Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, Schweinfurt, Germany, Fort Carson, Colorado, Rochester, New York, Syracuse, New York, Burlington, Vermount, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Tacoma, Washington, Seattle, Washington, Fort Bliss, Texas and Houston, Texas.
CSM Crofoot’s military education includes the Combat Engineer Basic Course, Warrior Leader Course, Advance Leader Course, the Army Recruiter Course, the Center Commander Course, Senior Leader Course, and the First Sergeant Course. He is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy class 65 on the Commandants List. His civilian education includes a Assoiciates of Science degree from Pierce Community College, a Bachelor of Science from Grantham University (Summa Cum Laude), and a Master's of Art in Leadership Studies from The University of Texas-El Paso.
CSM Crofoot’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (5th award), the Army Commendation Medal (5th award), the Army Achievement Award (13th award), Good Conduct Medal (7th award), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (4th award), Armed Forces Ribbon, the Gold Recruiter Badge with 3 Saphires, and German Proficincy Award (GOLD).