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SAI:  LTC(RET) Richard Hobart
Assigned:  August 2023

LTC (Retired) Richard Hobart is a native of Naples Florida and graduated from Lely High School in 1995. He is an ROTC scholarship award winner and holds a BS in Criminology from Sam Houston State University and Master of Science in International Relations from U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Ft. Leavenworth KS.

LTC Hobart’s command assignments include Battery Commander of Charlie Battery 3-4 Air Defense Artillery Regiment 82 ND Airborne Div Ft. Bragg N.C. Platoon Leader 1-62 ADA, 25th Infantry Division Schofield Barracks HI.

His key staff assignments include Chief of Army Air Defense Requirements U.S. Army Futures Command. Austin, TX. Deputy Chief of Staff for Deputy Commanding General U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command FT. Eustis VA. Battalion Operations Officer 3-265th Air Defense Regiment, Chief Space and Missile Defense U.S. Army G-3, Pentagon Washington D.C.

LTC Hobart is a Senior Rated Jumpmaster and Air Assault qualified. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, five Meritorious Service Medals, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal, two Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals. 82 nd Airborne Combat Patch, U.S. Army Staff Identification badge, German and British jump wings.

AI:  1SG (RET) Garry Olvera
Assigned:  August 2023

First Sergeant (retired) Gary Anthony Olvera enlisted in August 1992 and attended Basic and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee Virginia where he was awarded the Military Occupational Specialty (92) Automated Logistical Specialist.

1SG Olvera’s duty positions include Logistical Specialist, SSA Manager, and Unit Logistical NCO. Prior to retiring he performed the duties of Platoon Sergeant, Company First Sergeant, and Support Operations NCO. For the past 7 years he’s been serving as an Army JROTC Instructor and CTE Teacher within the Clark County School District, Las Vegas Nevada.

1SG Olvera’s assignments included HHC DISCOM, 25'th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; 3'rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia; 4/159'th Aviation Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Joint Special Operations Command, (JSOC), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; 348'th Quartermaster Company, Camp Humphries Korea; 2 nd BCT, 82 nd Airborne Division Fort Bragg, North Carolina. United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Multiple Combat Tours in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn. Worldwide Deployments to Haiti, Kuwait, Qatar, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Jordan.

1SG Olvera is a graduate of the Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic
Non Commissioned Officers Course, Advanced Non Commissioned Course, Battle
Staff NCO Course, First Sergeant Course, Survival Resistance and Escape (SERE)
High Risk Course, Airborne Course, and Air Assault Course. He completed the US
Army Cadet Command JROTC School of Cadet Command and the Command’s
Logistics Course. First Sergeant Olvera holds a Bachelor Degree in Business
Administration (Cum Laude) and Master’s Degree in Business Administration from
Trident University International.

1SG Olvera’s Awards and Decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (1'st Oak Leaf Cluster), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1'st Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2'nd Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2 nd Oak Leaf Cluster), Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, multiple foreign parachutists badges and the Order of Saint Martin. He has been selected as Teacher of the Month three times during his teaching career.

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