Lieutenant Colonel Crystal Carberry was commissioned through the ROTC program at St. Mary’s University in 2002, with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of the Incarnate Word. She also holds a Master’s degree in Business (Supply Chain Management) from the University of Kansas.
Her first assignment was in the 498th Corps Support Battalion, 19th Theater Support Command, Korea, where she served as a Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer. She then served as the Assistant S3 and Regimental Support Squadron S1, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, LA. The unit transitioned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, where she was assigned to the 94th Brigade Support Battalion as the S1, and deployed as the Task Force Logistics S1 to Kandahar, Afghanistan. Following attendance at the Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course, LTC Carberry was selected to command the 135th Quartermaster Company, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Fort Stewart, GA, and deployed the company to Tallil, Iraq for 12 months. Upon completion of company command, LTC Carberry, served in the 3rd Battalion (Training Support) (Armor), 395th Regiment, First Army Division West, Fort Hood, TX as an O/C Team Chief, Battalion XO, and Battalion Commander. After attendance at the Command and General Staff College, LTC Carberry returned to Fort Hood, TX to serve at III Corps in the G4 as the Supply Branch Chief. She deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan with III Corps to the International Joint Command Headquarters, where she served in the CJ4 as the Plans and Operations Chief.
LTC Carberry completed key and developmental assignments at Fort Carson, CO as the Brigade S4 for the 43rd Sustainment Brigade, Battalion XO for the 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, and Brigade Support Operations Officer for the 4th Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade. Her most recent assignment was with the 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Bragg, NC, where she served as the G3 Plans Chief. LTC Carberry has also deployed and served in support of hurricane relief efforts in Texas, Puerto Rico, and North Carolina.
Her awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the National Defense
Service Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korea Defense Service Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal with one star, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Ribbon with the
numeral 3 device, and the NATO medal.
LTC Carberry is married and they have one son.