Roberts, Rollin

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: Year Completed

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