He enlisted in the United States Army in 1992 and was stationed as an infantryman at Ft Campbell, KY. Upon receiving a Green-to-Gold scholarship, he returned home and received his commission in 1996 from the Youngstown State University ROTC program with a BA in Geography.
After college, he attended flight school at Ft Rucker, AL, and was stationed in Landstuhl, Germany as a Medical Evacuation (DUSTOFF) pilot. While in Germany, he was deployed to Slovonski Brod, Croatia in 1998 and then to Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo in 1999.
Upon his return to the US, he served as the Maintenance Officer for the 54th Medical Evacuation Company (Air Ambulance) at Fort Lewis, WA where he deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.
LTC Dobozy then entered the Army Reserve where he held positions as Assistant Professor of Military Science at Seattle University, the University of Vermont and the State University of New York at Plattsburgh; Operations Officer of the 339th Combat Support Hospital in Erie, PA; Commander Alpha Company, 414th Civil Affairs Battalion, Executive Officer 414th Civil Affairs Battalion in Southfield, MI; Command Inspector General of the 352nd Civil Affairs Command in Ft. Meade, MD; Health Facilities and Plans officer in the Functional Speciality Section of the 352nd Civil Affairs Command, Ft. Meade, MD and is currently Commander of the 7229th Medical Support Unit in Nashville, TN. He is a Lifetime Member of the Veteran of Foreign Wars.
Chris’ civilian job is as an Air Interdiction Agent for Customs and Border Protection at the Great Lakes Air and Marine Branch in Selfridge, MI. His duties include Operations Officer, Tactical Team Leader, Standardization Instructor, and aircraft pilot.
LTC Dobozy attended the Medical Service Officer Basic Course, Ft. Sam Houston, TX; Initial Entry Rotary Wing Course, Ft. Rucker, AL; Infantry Captain’s Career Course, Ft. Benning, GA; is a graduate of the Army Command and General Staff College, and recently received his Master of Strategic Studies from the National War College-Resident course at Ft. McNair, Washington D.C. in 2021.
Chris upgraded his life in 1994, marrying his lovely wife Liesl, and they have two children; Cheyanne, a graduate of THE Ohio State University, and Carson, a graduate of Michigan State University.