CSM Charlie Bryant
A native of Monticello Florida, Command Sergeant Major Charlie Bryant enlisted in the United States Army on June of 1990, and attended basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Following his graduation to Advanced Individual Training (AIT), CSM Bryant continued on to Fort Gordon, Georgia, where he was trained as a combat Signaler (31K).
Previous assignments include: 8th Army G6 Sergeant Major Yongsan, Korea, Command Sergeant Major 44th ESB in Grafenwoehr, Germany; Sergeant Major E-TNOSC Mannheim, Germany; Student (Class 61) United States Army Sergeants Major Academy and as a Battle Staff Non-Commissioned Officer Course Instructor (Ft Bliss, Texas); Brigade S-6 NCOIC, HHC BSTB 1SG, Charlie Company BSTB 1SG while assigned to the 4TH Brigade 10TH Mountain Division (Ft Polk, La), Brigade S2, 25U Instructor/Writer, Intel Analyst while assigned to the 15th Signal Brigade (Ft Gordon, Georgia). Additionally, Bryant served as a Section Chief with the 728TH MP BN in Camp Henry Korea, and in various duty positions with 1/10th FA 3rd Infantry Division (Ft Benning, Georgia), and 1/5th FA (Ft Riley, Kansas), HHB Divarty (Camp Stanley, Korea).
Along with a successful tour in Iraq supporting Operation Iraq Freedom with 4BCT 10th Mountain Division , CSM Bryant served an additional tour in Kuwait supporting OEF with CJTF-CM, and participated in Hurricane Katrina Relief operations in Louisiana.
Military and civilian education is listed respectively: Sergeant Major Academy (Class 61), Brigade Pre-Command and Command Sergeants Major Course, Battalion Pre-Command Course, First Sergeant Course, Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Warrior Leader Course, Battle Staff NCO Course, Army Basic Instructor Course, Army Force Management Course, SHARP Certification Course, and the Small Group Instructor Course. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science from Upper Iowa University and a Master of Arts Degree in Leadership Studies from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP).
Awards and decorations are the following: The Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, Legion Of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (6 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (5 OLC), Good Conduct Medal (7th AWD), National Defense Service Medal (1 BS), Southwest Asia Service Medal (1 BS), Korean Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (1 CS),Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal , NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4), Outstanding Volunteer Service Ribbon (1 BS) Army Service Ribbon, and the Army Superior Unit Award (3 OLC).