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1SG Robert W. Chapman

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1SG Robert W. Chapman hails from St. Louis, Missouri, and he graduated from Waynesville High School.  1SG Chapman enlisted into the military in October 26, 1994 and completed Basic Combat Training in Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 31st field Artillery and Advance Individual Training in Bravo Battery, 2nd Battalion, 80th Field Artillery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

1SG Chapman’s duty assignments and leadership positions include Senior Fire Direction Specialist/driver, Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery, Fort Stewart Ga. Fire Direction Section Chief, Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 9th field Artillery, Fort Stewart Ga.  Fire Direction Section Chief, Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery, Fort Stewart Ga. Senior TAFCS SGT, HHB DIVARTY, Warner Barracks, Bamberg, Germany, Fire Control SGT, Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Warner Barracks, Bamberg, Germany; Fire Control SGT, Alpha Batter, 3rd Battalion,82nd Field Artillery, fort Hood, Texas; chief Fire control SGT. 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, Fort Hood, Texas; Platoon Sergeant, 3rd Battalion 82nd Field Artillery, Fort Hood, TX; Chief Fire Control SGT, 3rd Battalion 82nd Field Artillery Fort Hood, Texas; Senior FA Writing/Instructor DOTD.D, Fort Sill, OK. S-3 NCO, 1st Battalion, 31st Field Artillery, Fort Sill, Ok. First Sergeant, Delta Battery, 1st Battalion, 31st field Artillery, Fort Sill, Ok. He has six national Training Center rotations, fort Irwin, CA. Two Joint Readiness Training Center rotations, Fort Pol, La. His four deployments include: three to Iraq, one to Macedonia.

His military education includes: the Combat Life Savers Course, Warrior Leaders Course, Advance Leaders Course, Advanced FATDS, Battle Staff, Senior Leaders Course, Systems Approach to Training and Lessons learned and the Battery Commander/first Sergeant Pre-Command Course.

His awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star medal (2nd Award), Meritorious Service Medal 4th Award), Army Commendation Medal (4th Award), Army Achievement Medal (5th Award), Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), national Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Overseas Ribbon (4th Award), the Presidential Unit Citation, the Meritorious Unit Citations, NCOES (3rd Award), the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal (3rd Award), Humanitarian Service Medal, Combat Action Badge, Drivers Badge (Track), Order of Saint Barbara Award
1SG Chapman is married to Jennifer from Laneville, Texas.  They have four children, Robert Jr., Chania, Matthew and Chance.

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