Captain Sebastian D. Armentrout
Captain Sebastian D. Armentrout and his two sisters, Chances and Glory, were raised in a Marine Corps family by Richard and Gloria Armentrout. Gloria Armentrout transitioned out of the U.S. Navy in 1991 in order to support her family as a stay-at-home mother and took part-time jobs at every duty station they lived. Richard Armentrout retired as a Gunnery Sergeant after 22 years of service to the United States Marine Corp. Throughout those careers, they lived in Iowa, Illinois, California, South Carolina, Iwakuni-Japan, and lastly retiring to Key West, Florida where they have lived aboard the “Two Twitterpated” (Catamaran Sailboat) since 2005.
Commissioned in 2013 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps from University of Tampa with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Captain Armentrout’s first assignment was to Fort Bliss, Texas with 47th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division (Old Ironsides). He served in Alpha Company (Avengers Company) as the Fuel and Water Platoon Leader. After a year in Alpha Company, Captain Armentrout was then assigned to Delta Forward Support Company (Dakota Troop) in support of 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment (Black Hawks) as the Distribution Platoon Leader. After completing 12 months in Dakota Troop, Captain Armentrout was then assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC) to be the SPO Transportation OIC for seven months. After which he then PCS’d to Fort Lee, Virginia for Logistics Captain's Career Course (LOG C3).
Upon completion of LOG C3 in 2017, Captain Armentrout was assigned to the positon S3 Plans Operations Officer, 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Then as the S4 OIC in the same unit for 15 months. Currently, he is assigned to the HHC of United States Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz and took command of that Company on October 4, 2019.
Captain Armentrout’s military education includes BCS3 Basic Operations Course, Ordnance Officer Basic Course, the Combined Logistics Captains Career Course, SHARP Victim Advocate’s Course, and Unit Movement Officer Course.
His awards include: the Army Achievement Medal (oak leaf cluster), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, and Army Service Ribbon.
Captain Armentrout is married to Gretchen Galietti, who also works in the Kaiserslautern Military Community.