Sergeant First Class Sabrina L. Derhammer is an Active Guard Reserve 79V Army Reserve Career Counselor assigned to Area 3 8th Battalion Army Reserve Careers Division. She entered the retention program in May 2003 as a Troop Program Unit (TPU) 79V. She came on Active Guard Reserve (AGR) tour, as a 79V, Dec 2006 and is currently stationed in Iowa City, IA serving as the Army Reserve Career Counselor for the 411th EN CO Horizontal Construction.
She entered the Army Reserve in April 1998 as a Carpentry and Masonry Specialist in Reading, PA. Prior to her assignment as a TPU 79V in May 2003, she served as a Carpentry and Masonry Specialist, Combat lifesaver, squad leader, and DARN with B CO 365th Engineer Combat (H) Battalion. She transferred to the 99th RRC when accepted as a TPU 79V in May 2003 and then transferred to the 89th RRC as part of RTO as a TPU 79V. During that time, she served on a CONUS MOB from June 2005 to Dec 2006. She came on tour as an Active Guard Reserve 79V Army Reserve Career Counselor in Dec 2006
After a few years, she volunteered to serve an OCONUS deployment Army ARA in Iraq for 9 months. Upon return in Sep 2010, she was PCS’d to Area 3 8th Battalion Army Reserve Careers Division with duty in Iowa City, IA.
Sergeant First Class Sabrina L. Derhammer has completed Primary Leadership Development Course, Unit Prevention Leadership, Combat Lifesaver Course, Retention and Transition Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, Accessions Career Counselor Course, and Advance Noncommissioned Officers Course.
Her awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal with 3 bronze oak leaf devices, Army Achievement Medal with 1 bronze oak leaf device, Army Good Conduct Medal with bronze 2 loop device, Array Reserve Components Achievement Medal with 1 bronze oak leaf device, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with 1 bronze campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Army Ribbon with “M” device, Army Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with the #3 device, Army Service Ribbon, Army overseas Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon with the #2 device, Driver Badge with the Driver-W Bar, German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge Silver, Expert Badge with Rifle Bar, and Career Counselor Badge.
Sergeant First Class Sabrina L. Derhammer has a bachelor Degree in Fine Arts/Dance from Kutztown University located in Kutztown, PA and has started her MBA with Keller University. Her intensions are to own a dance studio in the future.