Command Sergeant Major Foley graduated from Niceville High School in 1989. He enlisted in the United States Army on 12 July 1989 as a 16T, Patriot Missile Crewmember, and attended Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Bliss, TX.
CSM Foley has held many leadership assignments to include: Assistant Section Chief, C Btry, 4-43 ADA, Giessen, Germany; Section Chief, C Btry, 4-43 ADA, Ft Hood, TX; Army Field Recruiter, Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion w/ duty at Fayetteville, AR Recruiting Station; Launcher Platoon Sergeant, B Btry, 3-2 ADA, Ft Bliss, TX; Maintenance Platoon Sergeant, B Btry, 6-52 ADA, Ansbach, Germany; Launcher Platoon Sergeant, B Btry 6-52 ADA, Ansbach, Germany; First Sergeant, B Btry 6-52 ADA, Ansbach, Germany; ANCOC Small Group Leader, Noncommissioned Officers Academy, Fort Bliss, TX; Chief of Operations, Noncommissioned Officers Academy, Fort Bliss, TX; First Sergeant, E Btry 2-43 AMD, Fort Bliss, TX; First Sergeant, HHB 2-43 AMD, Fort Bliss, TX; Operations Sergeant Major, G3, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Fort Shafter HI and Battalion Command Sergeant Major, 2-1 ADA, Camp Carroll, Korea.
His military education include: Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officers Course, First Sergeant’s Course, Army Recruiter Course, Instructor Training Course, Small Group Instructor Training Course, Unit Movement Officer Course, Air Load Planners Course, AMC Equipment Preparation Course, Hazmat Driver Training Course, Defense Hazmat Packaging and Transport Course, Anti-terrorism/Force Protection Officer Basic Course and Anti-terrorism Advance Course, and the Comsec Custodian Course. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Class 58, Command Sergeants Major Course, and the Battalion Pre-command Course.
CSM Foley holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (Human Resources) an Associates of Applied Science in Administrative Management from Touro University International.
His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, (3OLC); Army Commendation Medal (3OLC), Army Achievement Medal (5 OLC), Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2BSS), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal (BSS), NCO Professional Development Ribbon (4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (3), Kuwait Liberation Medal, Gold Army Recruiter Badge (2 Sapphire Stars), Driver’s Badge (W). He is also a member of the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara and the Sergeant Morales and Sergeant Audie Murphy Clubs.