CSM Brobston joined the Army in 1996 and attended Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training (OSUT) at Fort Benning, GA. Earning the Military Occupation Specialty 11B.
His duty assignments have included: 1/17th INF BN Fort Wainwright, United States Army Special Operation Command, So California Recruiting BN, Richmond Recruiting BN, New England Recruiting BN, USAREC HQ, 3rd Recruiting BDE and is currently assigned to USAREC as a Command Sergeant Major in San Antonio Recruiting BN.
CSM Brobston, Michael has performed duties as a Rifleman, 60/ 240 Gunner, Infantry Team Leader, Infantry Squad Leader, Operations NCOIC, Recruiter, Station Commander, Company First Sergeant, Asst Inspector General, and BDE Operation SGM.
CSM Brobston has completed Warrior Leaders Course, Advance Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, First Sergeants Course, Airborne School, Special Forces and Special Operations Training Course, SERE, SERE High Risk, Advanced Evasive Driving Course, Computer System And Hacking Course, Aviation Life Support Equipment Training, Dunker Course, Combat Life Saver Course, Movement Transportation Corse, Unit Prevention Leaders Course, Army Recruiter Course, Station Commander Course, Recruiter Training Course, Guidance Course, Inspector General Course.
CSM Brobston has completed and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a concentration in Marketing.
CSM Brobston’s awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (5 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (6 OLC), Good Conduct Medal (5 KNOT), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, NCOES Ribbon with “3” device, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Afghanistan Campaign, Iraq Campaign Medal, Military Volunteer Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Citation, and Certificate of Achievement (12).
He has also been awarded the Airborne Parachute Badge, Driver Badge Wheeled Operator, Recruiter Badge with 3 Gold stars, Recruiting Badge Gold with 3 Sapphires, Recruiter Ring, and the Glen E Morrell Award.