1SG (R) Otis T. Saulsberry

Phone: (910)525-5171


Degrees and Certifications:

Associate of Arts(Unisversity of Phoenix) Graduate Joint Special Operations Unisversity Mediation and Negotiations Ceritified High Risk Protection Course Combat Lifesaver NCO Risk Management (Safety) Joint Humamitarian Operations (USAID) Antiterrorsim Advisor Certified

1SG (R) Otis T. Saulsberry

1SG Saulsberry began his military career in June of 1990 when he enlisted as a United States Marine. He completed Basic Training at Parris Island, South Carolina.

            1SG Saulsberry was first assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines, Camp Lejeune, NC. While in the 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines, he served as a Rifleman as a Team Leader. In 1991, Lance-Corporal Saulsberry deployed in support of Operation Desert Storm as a Rifleman, followed by a subsequent overseas tour in Okinawa Japan. Upon his return to Camp Lejeune as a Corporal, he was reassigned to 2nd Force Promise, Deny Flight and Southern Watch. Corporal Saulsberry was then reassigned to HBQN, 2DMARDIV, MARFORLANT, Camp Lejeune as a Line Combat System instructor.

            On February 13th 1995, Corporal Saulsberry received an Honorable Discharge from the USMC. On 14 February 1995, Army Corporal Saulsberry signed into Fort Campbell, A Co, 1-502 IN as a team leader. As a Sergeant in 1998, he was reassigned to 8th Army, UN Color guard at Yongsan Garrison as the Newman Instructor and Color Sergeant. In 1999, sergeant Saulsberry arrived to Fort Bragg NC, assigned to 82nd Replacement Detachment as a PSG to Afghanistan in 2002-2003, and Iraq in 2003-2004. When he returned in 2004, as a Sergeant First Class, he was reassigned to 1/310 Infantry Regiment as an Observer Controller Trainer.

            In 2006-2007, Sergeant First Class Saulsberry attended the Civil Affairs Qualification Course, followed by an assignment to C Co, 97th Civil Affairs Battalion. As A Team Sergeant, he deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2007-2008. He returned and was appointed as the Operations Sergeant CMOC NCOIC in 2009. In 2010, sergeant first class Saulsberry was reassigned to the special operations recruiting battalion D Co, as a senior civil affairs recruiter. On January 2012 First Sergeant Saulsberry was assigned to B Co 83rd Civil Affairs Battalion.

            Awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal (1OLC), Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3OLC), Navy Achievement Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Valorous Unit Award, Navy Unit Commendation, Meritorious Unit Commendation Award, Army Good Conduct Medal(7th award), Marine Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal (1 star), South West Asia Service Medal (2 bronze service stars), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (3 stars), Iraq Campaign Medal (1 star), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, Volunteer Service Medal, The NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 3), Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 3), Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2 stars), Saudi Arabia Liberation Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, and a Combat Action Ribbon, Expert Infantry Badge, Combat Infantry Badge, Combat Action Badge, Master Parachutist Wings, Air Assault Wings and Venezuela Parachutists Wings, MG Red Aubrey Newman Leadership Award.

            1SG Saulsberry is to Cadelia Nicole Saulsberry and they have three sons Maleat 24, Nikolas 20, and Taylor 15