“Big Sarge” Robert M. Brandt Needs Our Help

UPDATE 7-24-15: I have received a message from Big Sarge via Facebook. The great news is, he beat the cancers. He no longer needs donations. He is doing well. I will say thank you all my readers who cared about this family, and offered help. ~ Maggie 

This post has been revised, removing personal information about Big Sarge and his illness.  ~ 7-24-15

Robert M. Brandt, known as “Big Sarge,” is retired Army (2003), and he needs our help. Since his retirement Brandt has stayed in the frey as a civilian. Before

Big Sarge

showing you the details of his distinguished career, you should know what he has done since Desert Fox, Desert Shield, Desert Storm. As a civilian he worked in South Korea, Somalia, Germany and Kosovo. As a civilian he also worked in Iraq as a Project Manager on the “up armored Humvee program, twice. Then back in Kosovo to work the Apache Long Bow program. In January 2010 Robert was in the process of living his American dream by launching his own consulting firm, Talon Strategic Consulting. It was during this exciting time of his life that he was diagnosed with a devastating combination of cancers.

Robert M. Brandt “Big Sarge” and family

His Distinguished Military Honors Include:
  • Bronze Star
  • Army Commendation Medal (8th award)
  • Army Achievement Medal (10th award cluster)
  • Kuwait liberation and Iraq Campaign Service medal
  • Overseas Service Ribbon (6th Award Cluster)
  • Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award Cluster)
  • National Defense Service Ribbon (2nd Award Cluster)
  • Korean Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
  • Humanitarian Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Soldiers Medal
  • NCO Professional Development Ribbon (PLDC and ANOC)
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • United Nations Service Medal
  • United Nations Ribbon
  • Multinational Forces and Observers Ribbon
  • Expert Marksmanship Badge with Rifle, Pistol, AT4 and 50 cal Sniper
  • Driver and Mechanic Badge with Tbar
  • Silver German Armed Forces Efficiency Badge
  • Airborne and Air Assault insignias