Commander, Soldier Recovery Brigade
Colonel Greta A. Railsback
United States Army
Colonel Greta Railsback received her commission from North Georgia College in 1999. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from North Georgia College and a Master of Science degree in Adult and Continuing Education from Kansas State University.
Prior to commissioning Colonel Railsback served in the Georgia Army National Guard as an Administrative Specialist. After commissioning, she was assigned to Germany as part of V Corps and 1st Armored Division. She served as a platoon leader, executive officer and deployed in 2003 to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as the assistant brigade S2 for 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. Upon redeployment, she attended the Adjutant General Officer Advanced Course with a follow on assignment as the installation strength manager at Fort Irwin, California. She later served as the National Training Center’s Operations Group S1 and Company Commander. Upon completion of command, she was assigned to 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment as the Regimental S1 and deployed to Mosul, Iraq in support Operation Iraqi Freedom. She served a follow on tour to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn as the United States Forces – Iraq senior leader manager and J1 planner. Upon redeployment from Iraq, she attended the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
After graduation from the Command and General Staff College, Colonel Railsback served as the Secretary of the General Staff for 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) at Fort Drum, New York. In 2013, she was assigned as the G1 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. She was then selected to serve as the G1 for 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas where she deployed with the division to Bagram, Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. In 2018, she was stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and assigned as an Observer Coach/Trainer and later as the Director, Center for the Army Profession and Leadership. Prior to her current assignment, Colonel Railsback was a student at the National War College.
Colonel Railsback has a number of awards and decorations to include the Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal and the Army Achievement Medal.
Brigade Surgeon, Soldier Recovery Brigade
Major Rahe Hiraldo-Delgado
United States Army
Senior Enlisted Leader, Soldier Recovery Brigade
Command Sergeant Major Brian Yost
United States Army
Command Sergeant Major Brian Yost enlisted in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard (PAARNG) in December 1989 and attended Basic Training at Ft. Dix, NJ. Attending AIT at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, he was awarded the 62E, Heavy Equipment Operator MOS. Upon graduation of AIT, he returned to the PAARNG assigned to A Co. 876th Engineer Battalion.
CSM Yost has served in a multitude of positions within his career to include: Brigade CSM, Battalion CSM, Senior Engineer NCO, Senior Logistics NCO, Base Installation Fire Chief and CBRN Enhanced Response Force Engineer NCOIC.
His assignments include: A Co. 876th ENG BN, Johnstown, Pa.; C Co. 876th ENG BN, Johnstown, Pa.; 252nd ENG CO, Johnstown, Pa.; HHC Training Center Engineers, Ft Indiantown Gap, Pa.; and CSM for the HHC 876th Brigade Engineer Battalion, Johnstown, Pa..
CSM Yost deployments include: Operation Keystone (Manheim, Germany) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (Ramadi, Iraq).
CSM Yost holds a Certificate of Completion in Building Construction and Design, Construction Carpentry from Pennsylvania College of Technology.
His military education includes: Heavy Equipment Operator (12N), Combat Engineer (12B), Unit Supply Specialist (92Y) Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Advanced Non-Commissioned Officers Course, First Sergeants Course, United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, the Brigade Pre-Command Course and the Senior Leaders and Clinicians Course (SLCC).
His Federal awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Air Force Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (8th Award), National Defense Service Medal (1 Campaign Star), Iraq Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (Numeral 2, Gold Hour Glass and “M” Device), Non-Commissioned Officers Professional Medal (Numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Reserves Components Overseas Training Ribbon, Navy Unit Commendation Medal and Combat Action Badge.
His Pennsylvania State awards include: Pennsylvania Service Ribbon (3), Pennsylvania 20 Year Service Medal (2 Silver Stars), Pennsylvania Major General R. White Jr. Medal, Pennsylvania Major General Thomas J. Stewart Medal, Pennsylvania TAG Staff ID Badge.