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.
CSM Bolmer has served in various duty positions and assignments to include: Tank Driver/Loader, 194th Armored Brigade, Fort Knox, KY; Tank Gunner, 4-64 AR BN, Fort Stewart, GA; Tank Gunner/Commander, 1-72 AR BN, Camp Casey, Korea; Tank Commander and Tank Platoon Sergeant, 3rd Squadron 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, CO; First Sergeant, C Co. 1-35 AR BN, Baumholder, Germany; Senior Military Science Instructor, Northeastern University, Boston, MA; Provincial Reconstruction Team Command Sergeant Major, PRT Laghman, RC-East Afghanistan; Regimental Operations Command Sergeant Major, 2d Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck Germany; Command Command Sergeant Major, 1-4 IN BN (OPFOR) Hohenfels, Germany; Command Command Sergeant Major, Army Support Activity, Soto Cano Honduras; CSM National Training Center and Fort Irwin (Interim), G3 Command Sergeant Major, National Training Center, Fort Irwin, CA, CSM G3/5/7 United States Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
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 Academy Class 60. 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: the 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 and the Combat Action 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.
He is married to the former Everlyne Alfred and they have two children.