An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Command Chief Warrant Officer 5 Patrick A. Kubitz

Command Chief Warrant Officer

Army Reserve Medical Command

Chief Warrant Officer Five (CW5) Patrick A. Kubitz, a Sacramento, California native, entered the United States Army in November of 1973 as a private first class and began his military career as a medical equipment repairer at Darnall Army Hospital in Fort Hood, Texas.

CW5 Kubitz served more than 5 years on active duty after attending basic training at Fort Ord in California, and advanced individual training at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Colorado. His active duty assignments with the Army Medical Department Activity (MEDDAC) were at Darnall Army Hospital in Fort Hood, Texas, and Cutler Army Hospital in Fort Devens, Massachusetts. After completing his service in the Regular Army, Kubitz pursued civilian employment in Saudi Arabia. CW5 Kubitz joined the U.S. Army Reserve in 1988 and, while serving with the 114th Evacuation Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, deployed to Saudi Arabia in support of Desert Shield/Desert Storm.

CW5 Kubitz has also served with the 921st Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in Sacramento, CA, from 1988-1989, the 921st Field Hospital located in Sacramento, CA, from 1992-2004, 328th Combat Support Hospital in Sacramento, CA, from 2004-2009, 172nd Medical Logistics Bn. in Ogden, UT, from 2009-2010, the 391st Medical Logistics Bn. in Hays, KS, from 2011-2012, and the 2nd Medical Brigade in San Pablo, CA, from 2012-2017. His military career spans more than 33 years and includes active duty tours in San Pablo, California as the 807th Medical Command (DS) Mobilization Officer, and in Ogden, Utah as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Contracting Officer’s Representative for Medical Equipment Concentration Site 88. In 2011, Mr. Kubitz mobilized and deployed to Qatar as the Chief, Medical Maintenance Management Division, U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Southwest Asia.

CW5 Kubitz currently serves as the Command Chief Warrant Officer for Army Reserve Medical Command located in Pinellas Park, Florida, serving as the advisor to the ARMEDCOM Commanding General for all warrant officer matters and acts as a mentor for the warrant officers who reside within the command.

CW5 Kubitz has completed Warrant Officer Candidate School, Warrant Officer Basic Course, Warrant Officer Advanced Course, Warrant Officer Intermediate Level Education, and Warrant Officer Senior Staff Education. In his civilian education, Mr. Kubitz obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Texas in El Paso, Texas; and he holds an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science with a specialty in Biomedical X-ray Maintenance from Regis University in Denver, CO. He is a Certified Biomedical Technician and in his civilian capacity, he is currently employed at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs Northern California Health Care system.

CW5 Kubitz’s military awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation Medal – Saudi Arabia, Kuwait Liberation Medal – Kuwait, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Reserve Overseas Training Ribbon, and the Overseas Service Ribbon.