LTC Darsharee J. Saik
87th DSSB Commander
CSM Cory D. Wemhoff
87th DSSB CSM
Command Sgt. Maj. Cory D. Wemhoff is a native of Humphrey, Nebraska. He enlisted into the U.S. Army as a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic (63B) in November 2000. Wemhoff attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
Wemhoff has served as a Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic, Team Leader, Recovery Vehicle Noncommissioned Officer-in-charge, Squad Leader, Senior Mechanic, Motor Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, and training department Sergeant Major. His stateside assignments include Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Carson, Colorado; Fort Bliss, Texas; and Fort Lee, Virginia. He served overseas at Caserma Ederle, Italy. Wemhoff deployed six times in support of combat operations in Afghanistan and once to Europe in support of deterrence operations.
Wemhoff’s military education includes Airborne School, Combat Lifesaver Course, Basic Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, Advanced Airborne School Jumpmaster Course, Pathfinder Course, Commander and First Sergeant Course, Common Faculty Development-Instructor Course and Sergeants Major Course Class of 71. He is a graduate of Saint Francis Central Catholic High School in Humphrey, Nebraska. Wemhoff earned an Associate of Arts in general studies from American Military University and a Bachelor of Arts in leadership and workforce development from the Command and General Staff College. He is currently working on his Master of Science in management from Excelsior College.
Wemhoff’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal with one silver and three bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Good Conduct Medal with seven knots, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with four Bronze Star devices, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with numeral 5 device, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral 5 device, NATO Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation, Master Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Combat Action Badge, Driver’s and Mechanic’s Badge, Italian Parachutist Badge and Latvian Parachutist Badge.