Command Sergeant Major (Ret.) Rob Flournoy
U.S. Army Special Forces Regiment.
Command Sergeant Major Flournoy entered the United States Army in 1988, after Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training he was assigned to the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in Fulda, Germany.
He attended the Special Forces Assessment and Selection Course in 1991, and after graduating the Special Forces Qualification Course as a Medical Sergeant in 1993. He spent the next 10 years serving in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Battalions of the 10th Special Forces Group. In 2003 he was selected to be an instructor in B company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Warfare Training Group as a Military Freefall instructor in Yuma, AZ. In 2005 he returned to the 10th Special Forces Group as an ODA Operations Sergeant, First Sergeant, and Company Sergeant Major as well the AOB Sergeant Major for Operations IRAQI FREEDOM and NEW DAWN. In 2012 was then selected to serve as the Command Sergeant Major for 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Warfare Training Group at Fort Bragg, NC. In 2014 he was selected to serve as the Command Sergeant Major for 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group. He also served as the Command Sergeant Major for Special Operations Command -Forward North and West Africa. He also served as the Command Sergeant Major for Special Operations Task Force- Afghanistan. In 2017 he was then selected to serve in a nominative position as the Operations Directorate Senior Enlisted Advisor for The United States Special Operations Command in Tampa, Fl. For his final assignment he was selected to serve as the Command Sergeant Major for Special Operations Command- Central. After retiring in April 2021 with 33 years of service he relocated to the Fort Bragg, NC area where he is currently serving as the Defense Threat Reduction Agency Operations Integrator to the United States Army Special Operations Command.
CSM Flournoy’s military schooling includes all levels of NCOES through the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy. He is a graduate of the Center for Strategic Studies Senior Leader Seminar, the Army’s Senior Leader Development Program levels 1 and 2, the Joint Force Keystone Course and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Excelsior College. He is a graduate of Ranger School, Special Forces Qualification Course, Special Forces Operations and Intelligence Course, and Military Freefall Jumpmaster Course.
CSM Flournoy’s awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Bronze Star Medal (3 OLCs), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, and the Meritorious Service Medal (7 OLC’s). He was awarded the Expert Infantry Badge, Combat Infantry Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, and the Military Free Fall Jumpmaster Badge.
CSM Flournoy is married to the former Kimberly A. Letoile, they have recently celebrated their 32nd wedding anniversary this April of 2021, and are blessed to have two amazing children; Abbie Lynne and Tyler Robert.