Officer Historical Foundation
(formerly Warrant Officers Heritage Foundation)
Non-Profit 501 (c) (3) Public
Preserving Army Warrant Officer History
Founded May 29, 2003
GARY R. NISKER
Chief Warrant Officer
U.S. Army Retired
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
Nisker earned his BA from Eastern Washington University, Cheney Washington
in 1976 and his MBA from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California.
CW5 Nisker entered the Regular Army in 1976 and
attended Basic training at Ft Knox, KY following a delayed entry program
obligating him to the Army in 1972.
Gary completed Warrant
Officer initial entry rotary wing (IERW) training in 1978.
He served in a
series of Cavalry assignments (3/4th,
as an operations officer.
served in a series of air assault assignments (1/140th,
Finally, he was assigned as an Infantry
Division G-3 (Air).
Mr Nisker accepted an Active Guard-Reserve Tour (AGR)
at the National Guard Bureau) (NGB as an Aviation Force Developer, Aviation
Manpower Officer, Aviation Management Engineer, Aviation Organizational
Integrator, Aviation Operations Officer, Aviation Personnel Systems Officer
and the Future Force Integrator.
Chief Nisker was selected to
be the Command Chief Warrant Officer if the State of West Virginia and then
selected to be the National Guard Bureau Command Chief Warrant Officer.
His current assignment is as the Chief of
Staff for Domestic Operations on the NGB Joint Staff. CW5 Nisker has
served two-terms as a U. S. Army Warrant Officers Association (USAWOA) Chapter President, two-terms as a
USAWOA Region Director, a
term as the USAWOA National Secretary, two-terms as the USAWOA National Vice President
culminating with a term as the USAWOA National President.
He has also served on
countless USAWOA committees.
His awards include the LOM, 5 MSM, 4 ARCOM, 3 AAM and
the Army Staff Identification Badge.
CW5 NIsker retired in May 2013.
Gary is married to Tracie Hash Nisker and they live
in Springfield, VA
Professional affiliations include AUSA, MOAA, USAWOA, AAAA, NGAUS and WVNGA.
Mr. Nisker serves as Vice Chairman of
the Warrant Officer Historical Foundation Board of Directors from February
Mr. Nisket was serves as President of the USAWOA
Scholarship Foundation i2014-present.