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MAJ Gregory Sablan

US Army
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Office Location: Bldg 753, Science Center, Room: BH411
Phone: 845.938.4297
Major Gregory Sablan is a 2nd year instructor in the Nuclear Engineering Program with the Department of Physics and Nuclear Engineering.  He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering.  Later, he earned two Master of Science Degrees: one in Civil Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology and the other in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
Upon being commissioned from West Point in 2006, he completed the Engineer Officer Basic Course.  He was then assigned to the 326th Engineer Battalion (Air Assault), 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.  In June 2009 he deployed to Iraq as part of the 887th Engineer Support Company and later became the Civil Military Operations Officer of the 37th Engineer Battalion (Combat)(Airborne) in support of OIF 09-10.
MAJ Sablan attended the Engineer Captain’s Career Course in 2011 where he also attained certification as a Professional Engineer.  In 2012 he deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan as the Brigade Engineer of the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division in support of OEF 11-12.  He was in charge of all route clearance, tactical infrastructure build-up, and retrograde operations for Combined Task Force Arrowhead.  Upon redeployment, he served as the Company Commander of the 18th Engineer Company (Sappers).
MAJ Sablan’s awards include the Parachutists Badge, Air Assault Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Sapper Tab, Bronze Star Medal (1 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC), Iraqi Campaign Medal (1 service star), Afghan Campaign Medal (1 service star), Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal, and the Global War on Terror Service Medal.  His unit award is the Meritorious Unit Award.
MAJ Sablan is married to the former Miss Michiko Kanda of the island of Guam and has two children, Mieka, age 9 and Kaya, age 6.
MAJ Sablan may be contacted at phone number 845-938-4297 or