CW5 Robert E. Macy, Command Chief Warrant Officer, 110th Aviation Brigade

Chief Warrant Officer Five Robert E. Macy is a native of West Plains, Missouri. He entered the Army in 1994 as an airborne infantryman. In 1998, he attended Advanced Individual Training to become an intelligence analyst. In 2002, Macy graduated from the Warrant Officer Initial Entry Rotary Wing Course as an UH-60A Blackhawk aviator. He is a graduate of the UH-60A/L Instructor Pilot Course, Rotary-Wing Instrument Examiner Course, Aviation Tactical Operations Officer Course, Aviation Master Gunner Course, Aviation Advanced Course, Warrant Officer Staff Course and the Warrant Officer Senior Staff Education.

Macy’s first assignment as a warrant officer was with the 159th Medical Evacuation Company “Knights of the Rhein” in Wiesbaden, Germany, as a UH-60A medical evacuation pilot where he deployed to Iraq in support of the initial invasion for Operation Iraqi Freedom. After attending the Instructor Pilot Course, he deployed with the 159th Medical Evacuation Company to Operation Enduring Freedom 06-07. His next assignment was to G Co., 52nd Aviation Regiment “Gargoyles” in Aviano, Italy, as a UH-60A company standardization instructor pilot and instrument examiner. He continued on with G Co., 52nd Aviation Regiment “Gargoyles” as they made their transition to Mannheim, Germany. His next assignment was to A Co., 3-227th Assault Helicopter Battalion “Werewolves” as a UH-60L company standardization instructor pilot and instrument examiner where he deployed to Operation Enduring Freedom 13-14. Then he was assigned as the 3-227th Assault Helicopter Battalion standardization instructor pilot and senior warrant officer. Macy was next assigned to U.S. Army Africa (SETAF) as the aviation standardization officer and current operations officer in Vicenza, Italy. His most recent assignment was as the aviation mission survivability officer at the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade “Talons” in Camp Humphreys, South Korea.

Macy’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Six Air Medals, one with “V” device, Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, Good Conduct Medal (2), National Defense Service Medal (2), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (3), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, NATO Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Superior Unit Citation, Senior Parachutist Badge, Foreign Parachutist Badges (Thailand, England, and Tunisia), Master Army Aviator Badge and Combat Action Badge.