CSM Robert Blakey, was born 30 July 1968. He was raised in northern Virginia, and graduated Covington High School in June 1986. He entered the United States Army in march of 1988. CSM Blakey attended, and graduated One Station Unit Training(OSUT) at Fort Knox, KY. where he was awarded the MOS of 19K, Armored Crewman(Tanker). He has served in every enlisted leadership position from Tank Gunner to Command Sergeant Major. He has served as a Platoon Trainer in Armored Officer Basic Course(AOBC), as well as the Senior Military Instructor/Advisor at Georgetown University(ROTC).
CSM Blakey's military education includes: Toxic agent training, Warrior Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Combat Life Savers Course, Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, Basic Instructors Course, Battle Staff Course, Senior Leaders Course, First Sergeants Course, United States Army Sergeants Major Academy(Class #58). Battalion, and Brigade Pre-Command Course(PCC). His civilian education includes a AA in general studies from Central Texas College, a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Ashford University.
CSM Blakey's awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal(Valor), Bronze Star Medal(2nd OLC), Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal(5th OLC), Army Achievement Medal(6th OLC), Good Conduct Medal(7th award), National defense Service Medal, AFEM, ICM-CS, GWTEM, GWTSM, AFSM, NCO Professional development Ribbon(#4), Army Service Ribbon, National Defense Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon(#5), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge(CAB), Driver Badge Track(T). He also has been awarded the Order of Saint George Medallion(BRONZE).
CSM Blakey, is the proud father of one son, Robert William Blakey 14 years of age.