Roberts, Rollin

State:MS

Years of Service:23

Captain Rollin L. Roberts currently serves as the Training Officer for the 106th Brigade Support Battalion, 155th Brigade Combat Team, a Mississippi Army National Guard unit. As the Training Officer, Captain Roberts guides the training plans, recommends policy, and influences the battalion’s 8 companies in order to prepare them for wartime missions.

Captain Roberts is also the Company Grade Army Representative on the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) Board of Directors for all Army company grade officers in the National Guard’s 54 states, territories, and the District of Columbia. As a voting member, Captain Roberts is in a position to voice concerns of company grade officers directly to the Board.

Captain Roberts is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. He was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps in 1993 and has served as both a commander and in battalion staff positions. He recently commanded Company B, 106th Brigade Support Battalion during Operation Iraqi Freedom III assigned to areas near Karbala and Najaf, Iraq. He was also deployed in 1991 in support of Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He has 8 years experience as an enlisted soldier and a combined total of over 23 years service. He will complete Intermediate Level Education in 2008 as well Engineer Captain’s Career Course. He also recently began work on a Doctor of Philosophy with North Central University, Arizona and was Department of Army selected for promotion to Major.


Military Schools Attended: 
Military Police School, Officer Basic Course (Resident) 1994
Ordnance School, Officer Advanced Course 1998
Pre-Command Course 1999
Support Operations Course 2001
Transportation Coordination Automated Command & Control Info System Course 2001
Combined Arms and Service Staff School 2002
Unit Anti-terrorism Advisor Course 2002
Intermediate Level Education (CGSOC) Phase I-II 2007
Engineer School, Captain’s Career Course Phase II-III 2007

Civilian Education:
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO BS (Criminal Justice)1993
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO 33 Hours Graduate Studies
Fort Leavenworth Command General Staff College, KS 3 Hours Graduate Studies
North Central University, Prescott Valley, AZ Enrolled, Doctoral Program 2007

Major Decorations, Service Medals, and Badges:
Combat Action Badge
Iraqi Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal (2ND Award)
National Defense Service Medal (2 nd Award)
Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ M device (2nd Award) and Silver Hourglass
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (6th Award)
Army Service Ribbon
Army Overseas Service Ribbon (2nd Award)
Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon (3rd Award)
Army Lapel Button

Effective Dates of Promotion:
Second Lieutenant 17 Dec 93
First Lieutenant 03 Mar 97
Captain 01 Nov 00

Chronological Record of Duty Assignments:
USAR Control Group JAN 93 JUL 94
USAR-Active Duty
Student, Military Police School, MPOBC, Fort McClellan, AL JUL 94 OCT 94
USAR Control Group OCT 94 MAY 95
Over strength Officer, Company C, 735th Main Support Battalion MAY 95 SEP 97
Maintenance Control Officer, Company C, 735th Main Support Battalion SEP 97 SEP 98
Platoon Leader, Detachment 1, Company C, 735th Main Support Battalion SEP 98 SEP 00
S2/3, HQ, 735th Main Support Battalion SEP 00 MAR 03
S4, HQ, 106th Support Battalion MAR 03 MAR 04
CDR, CO B, 106th Support Battalion MAR 04 MAR 05
MAT MGMT OFF, HQ, 106th Support Battalion MAR 05 Current