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DIVARTY Commander

COL Robert Marshall

COL Robert W. Marshall is a native of Columbia, SC and was commissioned as a Field Artillery officer upon his graduation from Furman University in 1991.
 COL Marshall’s previous Field Artillery assignments include platoon Fire Direction Officer, Tank Company Fire Support Officer, and M109A6 Platoon Leader in 1-14 FA, 2d Armored Division. He also served as Fire Support Officer for 1-10 Aviation, Battery Commander for 2-15 FA and E/7 FA, while assigned to the 10th Mountain DIVARTY. COL Marshall served as a Small Group Instructor and Senior Instructor for the Field Artillery Captains Career Course at Fort Sill, OK.

After completing CGSC and earning his Master’s Degree from Kansas State University in 2007, COL Marshall joined the Warriors of 1BCT 10th Mountain as the Brigade Fire Support Officer. He later served as the Battalion Operations Officer with 3-6 FA during Operation Iraqi Freedom 07-09; and Executive Officer with 3-6 FA supporting Operation Enduring Freedom 10-11. From 2010-2012, COL Marshall served in a Joint assignment as the Fires Officer for the II Marine Expeditionary Force and Fire Support Coordinator for the 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade at Camp Lejeune, NC.

He assumed command of 4-25 FA, 3 IBCT/ 10th Mountain Division in June of 2012 and deployed to Khost Province, Afghanistan in November of 2013 as part of the Task Force Spartan Security Force Assistance Brigade.  After the inactivation of 4-25 FA in September 2014, COL Marshall assumed duties as the 10th Mountain Division Fire Support Coordinator. COL Marshall graduated from the U.S. Army War College in June of 2016 and joined the War College Faculty as part of the Department of Distance Education. He is currently the Commander of the 3d Infantry Division Artillery at Fort Stewart, GA. 

COL Marshall’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medals ( w/OLC), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, and the NATO Medal for Bosnia, Kosovo and OEF.

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DIVARTY Command Sergeant Major

CSM Robert Craven

CSM Robert T. Craven was born in Louisiana and enlisted in the United States Army in 1995. He completed Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma to become an 82C, a Field Artillery Surveyor, then later reclassified into a 13P, a MLRS/HIMARS Fire Direction Specialist.  CSM Craven has served in numerous duty positions within the Field Artillery Community, from Team Chief to Battalion Command Sergeant Major. 

Most recently, he was assigned to the XVIII Airborne Corps HQ’s as the Corps G-3 Fires Sergeant Major. CSM Craven also deployed with the Corps in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and assumed duties as the Combined Joint Task Force (OIR) J-3 Sergeant Major.

CSM Craven’s military education includes all levels of the Non-Commissioned Officer Education System culminating with the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 64).  Other courses attended include; the U.S. Army Airborne School, Air Assault School, Combative Level 2, Master Resiliency Trainer’s Course, Battle Staff Course, First Sergeants Course, and the United States Army Force-Management Course. CSM Craven has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Colorado Technical University and a Master of Science in Management from Excelsior College. 

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star medal, The Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Army Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC), Meritorious Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal (7th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Iraqi Campaign Medal, Afghan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer’s Professional Development Ribbon with numeral 4, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Basic Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, and Drill Sergeant Badge.  CSM Craven has also earned the German, Chilean, and Australian Parachutist badges and is also a member of the Prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.