LTC Patrick G. Tobey
LTC Patrick G. Tobey received his commission through the Reserve Officer’s Training Corps as a Distinguished Military Graduate from Purdue University. He was commissioned as an Infantry Second Lieutenant following graduation in May, 1996 .
LTC Tobey began his US Army career assigned to the 187th Infantry Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AASLT), Fort Campbell, KY where he held several platoon leader and staff positions before completing Special Forces Assessment and Selection in 1999. Following graduation from the Special Forces Qualification Course in 2001, LTC Tobey was assigned to the 3rd Special Forces Group (ABN), Fort Bragg, NC.
While assigned to the 3rd Special Forces Group (ABN), LTC Tobey served as an Operational Detachment- Alpha (ODA) Commander, Company Executive Officer, and Battalion Assistant Operations Officer. He then served in the 1st Special Warfare Training Group (ABN) as the Company Commander of the Military Freefall School at Yuma Proving Ground, AZ and was subsequently assigned as the Group Operations Officer following command. LTC Tobey returned to the 3rd Special Forces Group (ABN) in 2009 as a Group Plans Officer and most recently served as a Project Officer assigned to the National Assessment Group, Kirtland Air Force Base, NM.
LTC Tobey’s awards include the Bronze Star (w/ Oak Leaf Cluster), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (w/ Valor device and Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (w/ Oak Leaf Cluster), Air Force Achievement Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, and the Afghanistan Campaign Medal (w/ 2 Campaign Stars). He has earned the Special Forces Tab, Ranger Tab, Master Parachutist Badge, Military Freefall Jumpmaster Badge, Air Assault Badge, and the Expert and Combat Infantryman Badges.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Calvin C. Hamby
CSM Calvin C. Hamby entered the Army on 28 Aug 1990. He completed Basic Training and advanced training at Ft Sill, OK., where he was awarded the Military Occupational Specialty of 13B, Cannon Crewmember and Maintainer. Completing Advanced Individual Training (AIT) and Airborne School he was assigned to 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, HI. Upon completing his first term he reclassified to (13M) Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) where he served at Ft Bragg, NC before volunteering for recruiting duty.
CSM Hamby’s assignments include: Team Leader and Squad Leader, Charlie Battery, 1st of the 8th Field Artillery (Schofield Barracks, HI); Ammo Section Chief and SPLL Chief (Ft. Bragg, NC) Recruiter, Saint Louis Recruiting Battalion; Operations Sergeant, Saint Louis Recruiting Battalion; Station Commander, Saint Louis Recruiting Battalion; Loves Park First Sergeant, Chicago Recruiting Battalion; Fairview Heights Company First Sergeant, Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion; Operations Sergeant Major, Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion.
CSM Hamby is a graduate of all Army NCOES courses through Command Sergeants Major Course. He also graduated the Basic Recruiter Course, Army Recruiting Station Commander Course, Guidance Counselor and Operations Course, Airborne and Air Assault Course, Army Recruiting First Sergeant Course and the Army Recruiting CSM Course. CSM Hamby also earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Columbia University in Columbia, MO.
CSM Hamby’s awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal (with 3rd oak leaf clusters); Army Commendation Medal (with 8th oak leaf clusters); Army Achievement Medal (with 10th oak leaf clusters); Meritorious Unit Citation; Army Superior Unit Award (with 2 oak leaf clusters); Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award); National Defense Service Medal; NCO Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral 4); Army Service Ribbon; Army Recruiter Gold Badge thru Glen E. Murrell Ring; Parachute Badge; Drivers’ Badge; Air Assault Badge. CSM Hamby is also a member of the distinguished Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.