LTC Anthony Barbina, from Belmont, Ohio, was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers from the United States Military Academy in May of 1999. He attended the Engineer Officer Basic Course at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri in July of 1999 and, upon graduation, attended Ranger School and was assigned to the 65th EN BN, 25th ID, at Schofield Barracks, HI. While at Schofield Barracks, he served in several positions in garrison including Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, and Battalion S4. He deployed to Operation Enduring Freedom as the Construction and Logistics Officer. Following the deployment, LTC Barbina and his sapper buddy William Boyd represented 65th EN BN in and won the 2005 Best Sapper Competition.
Upon completion of the Engineer Captain's Career Course, LTC Barbina was assigned to 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT), 25th ID where he served as Plans Officer and 66th EN CO CDR in garrison. He deployed the 66th EN CO to Operation Iraqi Freedom and was based in Taji, Iraq. Upon re-deployment, he closed out his time with 2/25th as the SBCT Brigade Engineer before moving on to the Command and General Staff College (CGSC).
Upon completion of CSGC and the School for Advanced Military Studies (SAMS), LTC Barbina was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division and deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. After the deployment, he served a year as Battalion Executive Officer, 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division and then a year as Brigade Executive Officer, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.In July 2014, LTC Barbina was assigned to Vicenza, Italy where he served as the Chief, Facilities and Construction for United States Army Africa (USARAF) and deployed to Operation United Assistance (OUA) providing humanitarian assistance and counter-Ebola support in Liberia. LTC Barbina assumed command of the 70th EN BN of 1/25th SBCT on June 23, 2016.LTC Barbina holds a MS in Engineering Management from the University of Missour (Rolla), a MBA in Global Business from the University of Phoenix, and a Masters of Military Arts and Science in Military History from the Command and General Staff College. LTC Barbina is a Professional Civil Engineer (PE) in the State of Missouri, is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (AP), and is certified as a Civil Construction Management Professional.LTC Barbina's military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (5OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3OLC), Department of State Meritorious Honor Award, Armed Forces Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon (w/numeral 8), NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge, Ranger Tab, Sapper Tab, Senior Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, and Army Engineer Association Bronze de Fleury Medal.  He was awarded the 2005 Best Sapper Competition LTG Flowers Award, the 2006 U.S. Army MacArthur Award, and the 2010 Master Tactician and Marshall Awards from CGSC.LTC Barbina is married to the former Summer Jordan Wagner of Scarborough, Maine. Summer is a graduate of Norwich College and served four years as a commissioned officer. He and summer have a daughter Vivian (6) and son Cameron (4).
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – LTC Anthony Barbina, from Belmont, Ohio, was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers from the United States Military Academy in May of 1999. He attended the Engineer Officer Basic Course at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri in July of 1999 and, upon graduation, attended Ranger School and was assigned to the 65th EN BN, 25th ID, at Schofield Barracks, HI. While at Schofield Barracks, he served in several positions in garrison including Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, and Battalion S4. He deployed to Operation Enduring Freedom as the Construction and Logistics Officer. Following the deployment, LTC Barbina and his sapper buddy William Boyd represented 65th EN BN in and won the 2005 Best Sapper Competition. Upon completion of the Engineer Captain's Career Course, LTC Barbina was assigned to 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT), 25th ID where he served as Plans Officer and 66th EN CO CDR in garrison. He deployed the 66th EN CO to Operation Iraqi Freedom and was based in Taji, Iraq. Upon re-deployment, he closed out his time with 2/25th as the SBCT Brigade Engineer before moving on to the Command and General Staff College (CGSC). Upon completion of CSGC and the School for Advanced Military Studies (SAMS), LTC Barbina was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division and deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. After the deployment, he served a year as Battalion Executive Officer, 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division and then a year as Brigade Executive Officer, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.In July 2014, LTC Barbina was assigned to Vicenza, Italy where he served as the Chief, Facilities and Construction for United States Army Africa (USARAF) and deployed to Operation United Assistance (OUA) providing humanitarian assistance and counter-Ebola support in Liberia. LTC Barbina assumed command of the 70th EN BN of 1/25th SBCT on June 23, 2016.LTC Barbina holds a MS in Engineering Management from the University of Missour (Rolla), a MBA in Global Business from the University of Phoenix, and a Masters of Military Arts and Science in Military History from the Command and General Staff College. LTC Barbina is a Professional Civil Engineer (PE) in the State of Missouri, is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (AP), and is certified as a Civil Construction Management Professional.LTC Barbina's military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (5OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3OLC), Department of State Meritorious Honor Award, Armed Forces Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon (w/numeral 8), NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge, Ranger Tab, Sapper Tab, Senior Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, and Army Engineer Association Bronze de Fleury Medal. He was awarded the 2005 Best Sapper Competition LTG Flowers Award, the 2006 U.S. Army MacArthur Award, and the 2010 Master Tactician and Marshall Awards from CGSC.LTC Barbina is married to the former Summer Jordan Wagner of Scarborough, Maine. Summer is a graduate of Norwich College and served four years as a commissioned officer. He and summer have a daughter Vivian (6) and son Cameron (4). (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Patrick Brown enlistment started18 March 1994; he completed One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and was awarded the MOS of 12B Combat Engineer.Upon completion of AIT he was assigned to 588th Engineer Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas, where he served as a M113 Vehicle Operator from July 1994 to December 1995. In January of 1996 he was assigned to 40th Engineer Battalion Baumholer Germany and served as the Platoon Sergeant Driver, Team Leader and Squad Leader. In January of 2000 he was assigned to 577th Engineer Battalion as Squad Leader and Instructor/Writer. In 2001, while assigned as Squad Leader he was awarded the Army Combat Engineer Sergeant (ACES) of the year. In March of 2002 he was assigned to the 70th Engineer Battalion, Fort Riley, Kansas. While assigned to the 70th Engineer Battalion, he served as Construction Foreman, Platoon Sergeant, Operation Sergeant, and First Sergeant. In October 2008 he was assigned to 2nd Engineer Battalion, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico where he is serviced as HHC First Sergeant for three years. From July 2011 to June 2013 he serviced as ROTC Senior Military Instructor at South Carolina State University.CSM Brown deployment includes Operation Endeavor, Bosnia from February to November 1996, Operation Joint Guard/Joint Forge, Bosnia from May to November 1998, Operation Task Force Hawk, Albania/Kosovo April 1999 to August1999, Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF I) March to October 2003, OIF III January 2005 to January 2006, Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) March 2007 to May 2008, and OEF from April 2010 to Apr 2011CSM Brown has completed Warrior Leader Course (WLC), Advance Leader Course (ALC), Senior Leader Course (SLC) and the United State Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 64). Other military education includes Master Resilience Training (MRT) course, Air Assault School, Sapper Leadership Course, Battle Staff, Instructor/Writer Training Course, Operations security (OPSEC) Training Course, Army Retention Course, and Armorer Course. His civilian education includes an Associate degree in General Studies from Central Texas College and a Bachelor of Sciences degree from Excelsior College.His awards and decorations includes the Bronze Star (2nd Award), Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Award (3rd Award), Army Commendation Medal (4th Award), the Army Achievement Medal (6th Award), Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (2nd Award), the Armed Forces Service Medal (2nd Award), the Overseas Service Ribbon (5th Award), NCO Professional Development Ribbon (4th Award), NATO Medal with 3 Campaign Stars, Iraqi Campaign Medal 4 Campaign Stars Afghanistan Campaign Medal with 2 Campaign Stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal the Valorous Unit Award, the Army Superior Unit Award (2nd Award), the Meritorious Unit Commendation, the Sapper tab, the Air Assault badge, the Combat Action badge, and other service ribbons. CSM Brown is also the recipient of the Army Engineer Association Bronze DeFleury Medal.CSM Brown is married and has two children.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Patrick Brown enlistment started18 March 1994; he completed One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and was awarded the MOS of 12B Combat Engineer.Upon completion of AIT he was assigned to 588th Engineer Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas, where he served as a M113 Vehicle Operator from July 1994 to December 1995. In January of 1996 he was assigned to 40th Engineer Battalion Baumholer Germany and served as the Platoon Sergeant Driver, Team Leader and Squad Leader. In January of 2000 he was assigned to 577th Engineer Battalion as Squad Leader and Instructor/Writer. In 2001, while assigned as Squad Leader he was awarded the Army Combat Engineer Sergeant (ACES) of the year. In March of 2002 he was assigned to the 70th Engineer Battalion, Fort Riley, Kansas. While assigned to the 70th Engineer Battalion, he served as Construction Foreman, Platoon Sergeant, Operation Sergeant, and First Sergeant. In October 2008 he was assigned to 2nd Engineer Battalion, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico where he is serviced as HHC First Sergeant for three years. From July 2011 to June 2013 he serviced as ROTC Senior Military Instructor at South Carolina State University.CSM Brown deployment includes Operation Endeavor, Bosnia from February to November 1996, Operation Joint Guard/Joint Forge, Bosnia from May to November 1998, Operation Task Force Hawk, Albania/Kosovo April 1999 to August1999, Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF I) March to October 2003, OIF III January 2005 to January 2006, Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) March 2007 to May 2008, and OEF from April 2010 to Apr 2011CSM Brown has completed Warrior Leader Course (WLC), Advance Leader Course (ALC), Senior Leader Course (SLC) and the United State Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 64). Other military education includes Master Resilience Training (MRT) course, Air Assault School, Sapper Leadership Course, Battle Staff, Instructor/Writer Training Course, Operations security (OPSEC) Training Course, Army Retention Course, and Armorer Course. His civilian education includes an Associate degree in General Studies from Central Texas College and a Bachelor of Sciences degree from Excelsior College.His awards and decorations includes the Bronze Star (2nd Award), Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Award (3rd Award), Army Commendation Medal (4th Award), the Army Achievement Medal (6th Award), Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (2nd Award), the Armed Forces Service Medal (2nd Award), the Overseas Service Ribbon (5th Award), NCO Professional Development Ribbon (4th Award), NATO Medal with 3 Campaign Stars, Iraqi Campaign Medal 4 Campaign Stars Afghanistan Campaign Medal with 2 Campaign Stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal the Valorous Unit Award, the Army Superior Unit Award (2nd Award), the Meritorious Unit Commendation, the Sapper tab, the Air Assault badge, the Combat Action badge, and other service ribbons. CSM Brown is also the recipient of the Army Engineer Association Bronze DeFleury Medal.CSM Brown is married and has two children. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL