By U.S. ArmyAugust 5, 2016
Command Sergeant Major Foley was born in Panama City, FL and graduated from Niceville High School in 1989. He enlisted in the United States Army on 12 July 1989 as a 16T, Patriot Missile Crewmember, and attended Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort
On 16 May 2016, Command Sgt. Maj. Foley assumed responsibility of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command (AAMDC), Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. The 94th AAMDC provides joint and combined theater air and missile defense to meet OPLAN requirements and support the rebalance to the Asia-Pacific Area of Responsibility.
Command Sgt. Maj. Foley previously served as command sergeant major of the 188th Infantry Brigade, Fort Stewart, GA from Aug 2015 to May 2016. His previous leadership assignments include: Command Sergeant Major, 108th ADA Bde, Fort Bragg, NC (Aug 13-Jul 15); Command Sergeant Major, 2d Bn, 1st ADA, Camp Carroll S. Korea (Sep 09 - Jul 13); G3 Operations Sergeant Major, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Fort Shafter HI (Jun 08 - Jul 09); First Sergeant, HHB 2-43 AMD (Jan 06 - Jul 07) and First Sergeant, E Btry 2-43 AMD (Sep 04 - Jan 06) Fort Bliss TX; Chief of Operations (May 03 - Sep 04) and ANCOC Small Group Leader (Oct 02 - May 03) Noncommissioned Officers Academy, Fort Bliss TX; First Sergeant (May 02 - Sep 02), Launcher Platoon Sergeant (Jul 00 - May 02) and Maintenance Platoon Sergeant (Oct 99 - Jul 00) B Btry 6-52 ADA, Ansbach Germany; Launcher Platoon Sergeant, B Btry 3-2 ADA, Ft Bliss TX (Jan 98 - Oct 99); Army Recruiter, Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion w/duty at Fayetteville AR (Jan 95 - Jan 98); Launcher Section Chief, C Btry 4-43 ADA, Ft Hood TX (Sep 93 - Jan 95); Launcher Assistant Section Chief, C Btry 4-43 ADA, Giessen Germany (Mar 91 - Sep 93).
Command Sgt. Maj. Foley's military education include all levels of NCOES, First Sergeant's Course, Army Recruiter Course, Instructor Training Course, Small Group Instructor Training Course, Unit Movement Officer Course, Air Load Planners Course, AMC Equipment Preparation Course, Defense Hazmat Packaging and Transport Course, Anti-terrorism/Force Protection Officer Level II Basic and Advance Courses, Sergeants Major Executive Force Management Course (HTAR), Basic Airborne Course, and the Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy-Class 58, the Battalion and Brigade Pre-Command/CSM Courses and Keystone Course at National Defense University.
Command Sgt. Maj. Foley graduated from Trident University International with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (Human Resources) and an Associates of Applied Science in Administrative Management.
Command Sgt. Maj. Foley's awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (1 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (3OLC), Army Achievement Medal (5 OLC), Good Conduct Medal (9th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2BSS), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal (BSS), Korean Defense Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (9), Kuwait Liberation Medal, Gold Army Recruiter Badge (2 Sapphire Stars), Basic Parachutist Badge, and the Driver's Badge (W). He is a member of the Honorable and Ancient Order of Saint Barbara as well as the USAREUR Sergeant Morales and FORSCOM Sergeant Audie Murphy Clubs.