Vice President. United States War Dogs Association, Inc.
Chuck began his military career in December 1999, joining the United States Marine Corps as a Military Police Officer. After serving 14 years of honorable service he separated from Yuma Proving Ground, Yuma from active duty at the rank of a Gunnery Sergeant. Prior to joining the TSA, Mr. Rotenberry was assigned to the United States Marine Corps, II Law Enforcement Battalion, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina as a Kennel Master and Chief Trainer.
He has multiple combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan serving as handler, trainer and kennel master. He has extensive Law Enforcement experience with the Military Police. He was assigned to 341st Training Squadron Lackland AFB, TX Dog Training Section as well as a Team Chief and a Chief Instructor for the Specialized Search Dog Handler Course. Additionally, Gunnery Sergeant Rotenberryserved as the Course Chief and Chief Instructor for the Military Working Dog Pre-Deployment Course in Yuma Proving Ground Yuma, Az.
Chuck has developed canine course curriculum, attended numerous working dog conferences, seminars and schools to include but not limited to advance off-lead detection, tracker dog schools, canine advanced first aid, patrol dog training/decoying and many advanced Homemade Explosive (HME) handling, recognition and manufacture courses. Other positions held in his military career include Military Officer, Patrol Explosive Dog Handler, SRT member, SRT Team Leader, SRT Marksman Observer, Patrol Drug Dog Handler, Specialized Search Dog Handler, Combat Tracker Dog Handler and Kennel Master.