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 Stephen M. Badley
CSM Stephen M. Badley entered the Army on 4 April 1988. He completed Basic Training at Ft Dix, NJ and advanced training at Ft Gordon, GA where he was awarded the Military Occupational Specialty of 36L, Switchboard Operator and Maintainer. Upon completing Advanced Individual Training (AIT) and Airborne School he was assigned to 35th Signal Brigade, Ft Bragg, NC. While assigned to Ft. Bragg, he deployed to Iraq in support of Desert Storm/Desert Shield. Upon completion of his first term he reclassified to Pharmacy technician where he served at Ft Lewis and Ft Polk before volunteering for recruiting duty.
CSM Badley’s assignments include: Team Leader and Squad Leader, Bravo Company, 426th Signal BN (Ft. Bragg, NC); NCOIC Outpatient Pharmacy and Pharmacy Supply (Ft Lewis, WA); NCOIC, Pharmacy Services (Ft Polk, La); Recruiter, Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion; Station Commander, Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion; Master Trainer, Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion; Texarkana Company First Sergeant, Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion; Senior Master Trainer, Portland Recruiting Battalion, Vancouver Company First Sergeant, Portland Recruiting Battalion, Tulsa Company First Sergeant, Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion, Brigade Operations Sergeant Major, 5th Recruiting Brigade.
CSM Badley 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, Master Trainer Course, Army Recruiting First Sergeant Course and the Army Recruiting CSM Course. CSM Badley also earned a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Columbia Southern University in Orange, Alabama.
CSM Badley’s awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal (with 3 oak leaf clusters); Army Commendation Medal (with 9 oak leaf clusters); Army Achievement Medal (with 5 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; Southwest Asia Service Medal(with campaign stars); Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; NCO Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral 4); Army Service Ribbon; Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia); Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait); Army Recruiter Gold Badge; Expert Field Medical Badge; Parachute Badge; Drivers’ Badge. CSM Badley is also a member of the distinguished Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.