Col. Timothy Shubert is the sixteenth Commander of the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment. Shubert is a graduate of Tusculum College. He enlisted as a Cavalry Scout in Sweetwater, TN in 1991. He received his commission from OCS in 1994 and was branched Armor in the Tennessee Army National Guard.
Col. Shubert’s military education includes Armor Officer Basic Course, Armor Captains Career Course, Command and General Staff College Intermediate Level Education, Command and General Staff College Advanced Operations Course, Civil Support Skills Course and Edgewood Chemical Biological Center Emerging Threats Course.
Col. Shubert’s assignments include Tank Platoon Leader, Scout Platoon Leader, Executive Officer B Troop 1/278 ACR, Executive Officer Regimental Reconnaissance Troop 278 ACR, Commander C Troop 1/278 ACR, Commander H Troop 2/278 ACR, Assistant S3-278 ACR, S1-278 ACR , Plans Officer-278 ACR, S3-278 ACR, Deputy Commander 45th Civil Support Team-Weapons of Mass Destruction, Deputy G3-Domestic Operations Joint Forces Headquarters-Tennessee, and Squadron Commander 4/278 ACR.
Some of his deployments were Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) III, OIF X and operations in South Korea, Bulgaria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A few of his awards are the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with Silver Oak leaf Cluster, Combat Action Badge and the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency.
Col. Shubert is the product of a military family. He is son of Vietnam veteran Sgt. 1st Class (Ret) Joe Shubert (deceased) and Shirley Shubert (deceased) of Loudon, Tennessee. His family includes several past military service members to include a veteran of the D-Day landing at Utah Beach, Pork Chop Hill in the Korean Conflict and the Tet Offensive in Vietnam. He currently resides in Kingsport, TN.
(Current as of 12/5/2022)