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Command Sergeant Major

Command Sgt. Maj. Herbert Gill

Command Sergeant Major Herbert Gill is a native of Pulaski, Tennessee. He entered the U.S. Army in September 1996 where he attended Basic and Advance Individual Training at Fort Benning Georgia as an Infantry Soldier.

CSM Gillís previous duty assignments include all positions an Infantry Soldier can hold from Rifleman to Battalion Command Sergeant Major starting with assignments in C co 3-504 PIR, Fort Bragg North Carolina; B co 1-26 IN Schweinfurt Germany; A co 1-26 IN Schweinfurt Germany, MS3 Instructor for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; D co and HHC 1SG, 3-509 PIR Anchorage, Alaska; HHC 1SG 4-25 Anchorage, Alaska; SGM 82nd ABN DIV G3; CSM 1-508 PIR, Fort Bragg NC; CSM 1-3 SFAB Fort Hood, TX.

Deployments include: Haiti 1997; Kosovo 1999; Kosovo 2002; Iraq 2004-05; Iraq 2006-08; Afghanistan 2012, Afghanistan 2019-2020.

His military education includes Basic Leader Course, Advance Leaders Course, Senior Leader Course, First Sergeant Course, and is a graduate of the USASMA (Class 66), Master Resilience Trainer, Battle Staff Course, Ranger School, Airborne School, Jump Master Course, Air Assault Course, Tactical Combat Causality Care Course, Combative Level 1, Army Safety Officers Course, and Security Force Assistance Advisor Course. CSM Gill has a BA in Science and Math from Excelsior College.

CSM Gill awards and decorations include Bronze Star Medal (4 OLC); Purple Heart; Meritorious Service Medal (5 OLC); Army Commendation Medal (V device x 2, 2 OLC); Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC); Presidential Unit Citation; Valorous Unit Award (3rd Award); Meritorious Unit Citation (2nd Award); Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award); National Defense Service Medal; Kosovo Campaign Medal with Bronze Stars; Iraq Campaign service Medal with Bronze Star; Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Bronze Star; NATO Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal; NCO Professional Development Ribbon with Numeral 5; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon with Numeral 5; Ranger Tab; Master Parachutist Badge; Air Assault Badge; Expert Infantry Badge; Combat Infantry Badge. CSM Gill is also a recipient of the Army Infantry Saint Maurice, Centurion.