Command Sergeant Major Boruff hails from Frankton, Indiana. He entered active service in1993 attending One Station Unit Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama. He held several leadership positions to include Team Leader, 2nd Military Police Company, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea; Squad Leader, Alpha Company, Special Troops Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Drill Sergeant, Delta Company, 795th Military Police Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Small Group Leader, A Company, 701st Military Police Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Platoon Sergeant, 92D Military Police Company, 709th Military Police Battalion, Hanau, Germany; Operations Sergeant, 54th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, Fort Lewis, Washington; First Sergeant, 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, Fort Lewis, Washington; Operations Sergeant Major, 93rd Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Bliss, Texas; Operations Sergeant Major, Combined Security Transition Command- Afghanistan, Kabul Afghanistan; Command Sergeant Major, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade Fort Hood, Texas; Operations Sergeant Major, 89th Military Police Brigade, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas.
Command Sergeant Major Boruff’s military education includes: Basic Leaders Course, Special Reaction Team Training Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Drill Sergeant School, Senior Leaders Course, Small Group Instructors Course, Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, Course, Combatives Course, Battle Staff Course, United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 61), Battalion Command Sergeants Major Preparatory Course, Battalion Command Sergeants Major Developmental Course and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Commandants Pre-Command Course.
Command Sergeant Major Boruff’s awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal (one OLC), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (two OLC), Army Commendation Medal (four OLC), Army Achievement Medal (two OLC), Army Superior Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation, Good Conduct Medal (seventh award), National Defense Service Medal (two stars), Iraq Campaign Medal (two stars), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (two stars), Korean Defense Service Medal, NATO Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (numeral four), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon (numeral four), Drill Sergeant Identification Badge and the Combat Action Badge. He is a recipient of the Order of the Marechaussee (Bronze) and the Sergeant Audie Murphy Award.