Mr. Krinsky was born in San Diego, California and enlisted into the U.S. Army in July 1994 as a Combat Engineer. He attended basic training and advanced individual training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Mr. Krinsky has successfully held leadership positions at all levels from Team Leader to Command Sergeant Major. His stateside assignments include the 70th Engineer Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; 577th Engineer Battalion, 1st Engineer Brigade, Fort Leonard wood, Missouri; University of Maryland ROTC, 4th Brigade ROTC, College Park, Maryland; 10th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia, and the 1st Battalion, 409th Engineer Regiment, 4th Calvary Brigade, Fort Knox, Kentucky. His overseas assignments include the 82nd Engineer Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Bamberg, Germany; 2nd Engineer Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Castle Korea; 1st Battalion, 72nd Armor Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey Korea, and the 9th Engineer Battalion, 172nd Infantry Brigade, Schweinfurt, Germany.
He has deployed to Bosnia in support of Operation Joint Endeavor; Kosovo for Operation Joint Guardian; Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom.
Mr. Krinsky’s military education includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officer Course, Route Clearance and Reconnaissance Leaders Course, Transportation of Hazardous Materials Course, Combat Lifesavers Course, Bus Drivers Course, Unit Prevention Leader Course, School of Cadet Command Pre-command and Instructor Training Course, Master Resilience Training Course, and Battalion Pre-command and Command Sergeant Major Course. Mr. Krinsky is a graduate of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Sergeants Major Course, Class 66. His civilian education includes a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice.
Mr. Krinsky resides in Bowie, Maryland and is married to the former Viola Laemmlein from Staffelstein, Germany.
Awards and Decorations:
His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (3), Meritorious Service Medal (4), Army Commendation Medal (6), Army Achievement Medal (4), Army Good Conduct Medal (9th award), National Defense Service Medal (Bronze SS), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Kosovo campaign Medal (2 Bronze SS), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (Bronze CS), Iraq Campaign Medal (3 Bronze CS), Korea Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal (2), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (5), United Nations Medal, NATO Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation (2), Army Superior Unit Award, Combat Action Badge, Driver Badge Wheel, Driver Badge Track, German Schutzenschnur Badge-Gold, Danish Contingent March Medal, and recipient of the Engineer Regiments Bronze Order of the DeFleury Medal.