November 22, 2011

SABIS® Director of Marketing and New School Development receives a military command

New Camp Smith Commander Lt. Col. Robert Giordano, right, 
is congratulated by Regiment Commander Col. Michel Natali.
PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – SABIS® Director of Marketing and New School Development, Robert Giordano, was promoted to Lt. Colonel and given command of Camp Smith in upstate New York.  A commander returned to his roots November 20th in the rocky, rolling hills and valleys of the Camp Smith Training Facility.  

In his civilian job, Robert Giordano has worked for SABIS® Educational Systems for 12 years and is currently the Director of Marketing and New School Development.  

Lt. Col. Robert Giordano started his military career 30 years ago as a military policeman.  On November 20th he assumed command of 1st Battalion, 106th Military Police Battalion, which specializes in military police proficiency training, from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Michael McGurty.

“The 1st Battalion is already seasoned, proficient and has outstanding NCO trainers,” Giordano said. “It always has had excellent staff ann trainers. My plan is to assist, and make sure they have the resources needed to complete their mission to the best of their ability.”

Giordano has served in the military police, field artillery, infantry and public affairs career field. He deployed to Iraq with the 42nd Inf. Div. in 2004-2005 and served as the deputy public affairs officer for the 42nd Infantry Division and Task Force Liberty in North Central Iraq.

Giordano’s wife, Eryn, daughter, Sophia, among other friends and family, attended the event, which began with Giordano’s promotion from major to Lieutenant Ccolonel.

“I feel very fortunate to have been selected for command,” Giordano said. “It’s the culmination of almost thirty years, of a career where I started as an [private], as an MP. So to have an opportunity to come full circle, to where I started my career, is amazing.”   Read more.


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