Patrick J. Rothbauer

Mr. Rothbauer assumed his current position as Deputy Garrison Manager, Hohenels, Germany March 2019. Mr. Rothbauer serves as the Garrison Commander’s forward-based representative to deliver Army programs, support services and command policy. 

Mr. Rothbauer is from Wisconsin. He joined the U.S. Air Force in October 1979 and served for more than 25 years in enlisted and commissioned officer leadership positions in the U.S., Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia. He provided meteorological support at the U.S. Army Brigade, Division and Army Command levels for nine years including direct support to deployed operations in Somalia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kuwait and Iraq.
Mr. Rothbauer  served as the Deputy Garrison Manager at Brussels, Belgium, for USAG Benelux and was the Chief of the Commander's Initiative Group at Installation Management Command. He most recently served as the Garrison Manager for the Sierra Army Depot at Herlong, California.

Mr. Rothbauer has a Master of Science in Business Administration from Boston University, Boston, MA and a Bachelor of Technology in Management from Peru State College, Peru, NE. He completed the Army Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belt Courses, Army Cost Management Certificate Course and the Army Management Staff College Civilian Education System Intermediate and Advanced Courses. Mr. Rothbauer completed the Harvard Senior Executive Fellows Program in 2014.

His civilian awards include four Superior Civilian Service Award, three Commander’s Awards for Civilian Service and three Achievement Medals for Civilian Service. Military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with three Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal with one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal with one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Force Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal with three Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, the NATO Medal and the Master Meteorologist Badge.