First Sergeant Daniel J. Roletto enlisted in the Army in 2003 and attended Basic Training at Fort Benning, Georgia, and Advanced Individual Training as a 14J (Air Defense C4I Enhanced Operator/Maintainer) at Fort Bliss, Texas.
His initial assignment was to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia, where he served as an Early Warning Systems Operator, and participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom. After returning from Iraqi Freedom, he was reassigned to the 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington, where he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and then Staff Sergeant and deployed again to Iraq. During this time he held the positions of Early Warning Systems Operator, Early Warning Systems Team Chief, and Battalion Assistant Operations Sergeant. In 2008 he attended the Army Recruiting and Retention School and was assigned to the Minneapolis Recruiting Battalion, with duty at the Waterloo, Iowa, Army Career Center. Upon completion of his tour, he was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as the Battalion Battle Systems Manager. In 2014 he was reassigned to the 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Red Cloud, Korea, as the Division Battle Systems Manager. Upon completion of his 12-month tour, he was assigned to the Fires Center of Excellence, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, as 14G Chief of Academics at the Air Defense Artillery School. He subsequently served as the Battalion Operations Sergeant for 2nd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery before assuming responsibility for Charlie Battery.
First Sergeant Roletto’smilitary and civilian education includes the Warrior Leader Course, the Advanced Leader Course (Commandant’s List Graduate), the Senior Leader Course, the Army Recruiter Course, Combat Lifesaver Course, and the Command Post of the Future (CPOF) Operator Course.
First Sergeant Roletto currently holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management and an Associate of Arts degree from American Military University.First Sergeant Roletto’sawards include the Army Commendation medal (4 Oak Leaf Clusters), the Army Achievement Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), the Meritorious Unit Citation (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terror Service Medal, the Korea Defense Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the Basic Army Instructor Badge, the Recruiting Basic Service Badge (3 Gold Stars), and Driver Badge (wheel).