Lt. Col. George T. (Travis) Rabb, Commander, 2-210th Aviation Regiment

Lt. Col. George T. (Travis) Rabb grew up largely in North Carolina and enlisted in the North Carolina National Guard in 1997, later receiving his commission as a U.S. Army field artillery officer from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, in May 2000. In 2003, Rabb arrived at Fort Rucker, Alabama, for flight school, starting his career as an aviation officer. He holds a Bachelor of Science in biology from North Carolina State University, and a Master of Policy Management from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Rabb’s command and staff assignments include serving as a fire support officer, 2-320th Field Artillery and 3-327th Infantry; fire direction officer, C/1-377 Field Artillery, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; battalion S1, UH-60 platoon leader and battalion S3, 3-158th Assault Helicopter Battalion; UH-60 Assault company commander, B/3-158th Assault Helicopter Battalion; Joint Chiefs of Staff/Army Staff Fellowship, J-8 and G-8, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; battalion executive officer, 3-10th General Support Aviation Battalion; battalion operations officer, 2-10th Assault Helicopter Battalion; brigade executive officer, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Drum, New York; Aviation Branch career counselor, Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Rabb deployed to Iraq twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and once to Germany in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

Rabb’s most recent assignment was the deputy commanding officer, 128th Aviation Brigade, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Rabb’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Medal with Numeral 2, Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Joint Staff Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation with Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (3 Stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, and the Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 3). He has also earned the Senior Army Aviator Badge, Air Assault Badge, Parachutist Badge as well as the Army Staff Badge and Joint Staff Badge.