Command Sergeant Major Robin M. Bolmer
Command Sergeant Major, Eighth Army

Command Sergeant Major Robin M. Bolmer, a native of Ashburn, Georgia, entered the Army on 16 September 1993. He attended 19K Armor Crewman One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Knox, KY. Command Sergeant Major Bolmer has served in various duty positions and assignments to include: 194th Armored Brigade, Fort Knox, KY; 4-64 AR Battalion, Fort Stewart, GA; 1-72 AR Battalion, Camp Casey, Korea; Tank Commander, 3rd Squadron 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, CO; 1-35 AR Battalion, Baumholder, Germany; Northeastern University, Boston, MA; Provincial Reconstruction Team Sergeant Major, PRT Laghman, RC-East Afghanistan; Regimental Operations Sergeant Major, 2d Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck Germany; Command Sergeant Major, 1-4 Infantry Battalion (OPFOR) Hohenfels, Germany; Command Sergeant Major, Army Support Activity, Soto Cano Honduras; Command Sergeant Major, National Training Center and Fort Irwin, CA (Interim), G3 Sergeant Major, National Training Center, Fort Irwin, CA; G3/5/7 Sergeant Major, United States Army Forces Command, Fort Liberty, NC; Division Command Sergeant Major, 7th Infantry Division, JBLM, WA; Command Sergeant Major, Futures and Concepts Center, Fort Eustis, VA.

His deployments include Bosnia, SFOR 7, (2000); Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003, 2004, 2005-06); Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom (2010-2011, 2013-2014).

Command Sergeant Major Bolmer’s military and civilian education include all Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Courses, including the United States Army Sergeants Major Course (Class 60), Nominative Leaders Courses and the Keystone Course. Other courses include School of Cadet Command, Observer Controller Trainer Course, and the Master Fitness Trainer Course. He has an Associate’s Degree in General studies from Central Texas College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from American Public University.

Command Sergeant Major Bolmer’s awards and decorations include: Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit (1 OLC), Bronze Star Medal (3 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (6 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (1 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (9 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), National Defense Service Medal (w/service star), NCO Professional Development Ribbon (w/numeral 5), Global War on Terrorism War Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (3 campaign stars), Afghan Campaign Medal (2 campaign stars), NATO Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon (numeral 7), Army Service Ribbon, the Combat Action Badge and the Expert Soldier Badge. CSM Bolmer is a Draper Armor Leadership Award recipient, the Order of Saint George Bronze Medallion recipient, The Order of Saint Maurice recipient, and The Order of Saint Barbara recipient.